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Review: could Pradaxa cause Lower blood pressure?

Summary: Lower blood pressure could be caused by Pradaxa, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Atrial fibrillation.

We study 27,006 people who have side effects while taking Pradaxa from FDA and social media. Among them, 382 have Lower blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have Lower blood pressure and more.

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Pradaxa

Pradaxa (latest outcomes from 27,230 users) has active ingredients of dabigatran etexilate mesylate. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter.

Lower blood pressure

Lower blood pressure (abnormally low blood pressure) (latest reports from 691,645 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, depression.

On Apr, 8, 2014: 27,011 people reported to have side effects when taking Pradaxa. Among them, 382 people (1.41%) have Lower Blood Pressure. They amount to 0.06% of all the 691,799 people who have Lower Blood Pressure on eHealthMe.

Trend of Lower blood pressure in Pradaxa reports

Time on Pradaxa when people have Lower blood pressure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Lower blood pressure54.97%26.32%7.60%11.11%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Lower blood pressure when taking Pradaxa * :

FemaleMale
Lower blood pressure52.78%47.22%

Age of people who have Lower blood pressure when taking Pradaxa * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lower blood pressure0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.77%1.02%3.06%95.15%

Severity of Lower blood pressure when taking Pradaxa ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Lower blood pressure0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Lower blood pressure ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Lower blood pressure0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation (277 people, 72.51%)
  2. Hypertension (121 people, 31.68%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (46 people, 12.04%)
  4. Cerebrovascular accident prophylaxis (26 people, 6.81%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (23 people, 6.02%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (74 people, 19.37%)
  2. Lisinopril (41 people, 10.73%)
  3. Digoxin (37 people, 9.69%)
  4. Lasix (34 people, 8.90%)
  5. Furosemide (34 people, 8.90%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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On eHealthMe, Pradaxa (dabigatran etexilate mesylate) is often used for atrial fibrillation/flutter. Find out below the conditions Pradaxa is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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  • Please could you explain how your stadistic are made to get to the conclusion that 100% of pepole over 60 years old get low blood preassure when using Pradaxa and at the same time 100% of them suffer from high blood preassure for the same medicament?

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    eHealthMe support on Jul, 2, 2012:

    1. Some reports may have incomplete information. The study results are approximation only (as stated in the original study)

    2. Our studies show as what were reported

    3. Being top 1 by no means means it is 100%

    Reply

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