Review: could Pradaxa cause Lower blood pressure?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 8, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 23,694 people who take Pradaxa. Among them, 382 have Lower blood pressure. See who they are, when they have Lower blood pressure and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Pradaxa (latest outcomes from 27,219 users) has active ingredients of dabigatran etexilate mesylate. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter, blood clots. Commonly reported side effects of Pradaxa include gastrointestinal haemorrhage, indigestion, dyspepsia aggravated, dizziness, dizziness aggravated.
Lower blood pressure
Lower blood pressure (abnormally low blood pressure) (latest reports from 682,401 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis, depression, osteoporosis.
On Mar, 8, 2014: 23,694 people reported to have side effects when taking Pradaxa. Among them, 382 people (1.61%) have Lower Blood Pressure. They amount to 0.06% of all the 680,752 people who have Lower Blood Pressure.
Time on Pradaxa when people have Lower blood pressure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Lower blood pressure||54.97%||26.32%||7.60%||11.11%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Lower blood pressure when taking Pradaxa * :
|Lower blood pressure||52.78%||47.22% |
Age of people who have Lower blood pressure when taking Pradaxa * :
|Lower blood pressure||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.77%||1.02%||3.06%||95.15% |
Severity of Lower blood pressure when taking Pradaxa ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Lower blood pressure||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Lower blood pressure ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Lower blood pressure||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Atrial fibrillation (277 people, 72.51%)
- Hypertension (121 people, 31.68%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (46 people, 12.04%)
- Cerebrovascular accident prophylaxis (26 people, 6.81%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (23 people, 6.02%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (74 people, 19.37%)
- Lisinopril (41 people, 10.73%)
- Digoxin (37 people, 9.69%)
- Lasix (34 people, 8.90%)
- Furosemide (34 people, 8.90%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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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?
eHealthMe support on Jul, 2, 2012:
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2. Our studies show as what were reported
3. Being top 1 by no means means it is 100%
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