Review: could Pradaxa cause Nausea?


Summary

Nausea 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 49,879 people who have side effects while taking Pradaxa from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,288 have Nausea. Find out below who they are, when they have Nausea 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 50,163 users)

Nausea

Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, pain, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 414,425 Nausea patients).

On Sep, 20, 2016

49,879 people reported to have side effects when taking Pradaxa.
Among them, 1,288 people (2.58%) have Nausea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pradaxa cause Nausea?

Time on Pradaxa when people have Nausea *:

  • < 1 month: 56.58 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 30.95 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.7 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.23 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.54 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Nausea when taking Pradaxa *:

  • female: 62.11 %
  • male: 37.89 %

Age of people who have Nausea when taking Pradaxa *:

  • 0-1: 0.1 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.29 %
  • 20-29: 0.29 %
  • 30-39: 1.34 %
  • 40-49: 2.1 %
  • 50-59: 6.12 %
  • 60+: 89.77 %

Severity if Nausea when taking Pradaxa **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Nausea **:

  • while on drug: 25 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 75 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Atrial Fibrillation (889 people, 69.02%)
  • Hypertension (288 people, 22.36%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (160 people, 12.42%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (83 people, 6.44%)
  • Cerebrovascular Accident Prophylaxis (75 people, 5.82%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (126 people, 9.78%)
  • Lasix (118 people, 9.16%)
  • Digoxin (108 people, 8.39%)
  • Lisinopril (90 people, 6.99%)
  • Lipitor (83 people, 6.44%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Vomiting (288 people, 22.36%)
  • Dizziness (245 people, 19.02%)
  • Diarrhoea (191 people, 14.83%)
  • Dyspepsia (177 people, 13.74%)
  • Headache (156 people, 12.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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