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Review: could Pradaxa cause Lower blood pressure (Hypotension)?





Summary: Lower blood pressure is found among people who take Pradaxa, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Atrial fibrillation.

We study 27,028 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 has active ingredients of dabigatran etexilate mesylate. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from Pradaxa 27,257 users)

Lower blood pressure

Lower blood pressure (abnormally low blood pressure) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, depression.(latest reports from Lower blood pressure 106,762 patients)

On Dec, 1, 2014: 27,026 people reported to have side effects when taking Pradaxa. Among them, 382 people (1.41%) have Lower Blood Pressure.

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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