Review: could Pradaxa cause Nosebleed?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 6, 2014)
Severity ratings: 1.0/4
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, 505 have Nosebleed. See who they are, when they have Nosebleed 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.
Nosebleed (bleeding from nose) (latest reports from 139,440 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, acne, high blood cholesterol.
On Mar, 9, 2014: 23,694 people reported to have side effects when taking Pradaxa. Among them, 505 people (2.13%) have Nosebleed. They amount to 0.36% of all the 139,440 people who have Nosebleed.
Time on Pradaxa when people have Nosebleed * :
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Gender of people who have Nosebleed when taking Pradaxa * :
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Severity of Nosebleed when taking Pradaxa ** :
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How people recovered from Nosebleed ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Atrial fibrillation (453 people, 89.70%)
- Hypertension (168 people, 33.27%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (94 people, 18.61%)
- Prophylaxis (46 people, 9.11%)
- Cerebrovascular accident prophylaxis (43 people, 8.51%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (110 people, 21.78%)
- Furosemide (55 people, 10.89%)
- Lisinopril (54 people, 10.69%)
- Lasix (51 people, 10.10%)
- Lipitor (47 people, 9.31%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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