Pradaxa and Nosebleed - from FDA reports
Nosebleed 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/flutter . We study 51,291 people who have side effects while taking Pradaxa from FDA. Among them, 1,054 have Nosebleed. Find out below who they are, when they have Nosebleed and more.
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Pradaxa has active ingredients of dabigatran etexilate mesylate. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from Pradaxa 51,952 users)
Nosebleed (bleeding from nose) has been reported by people with atrial fibrillation/flutter, high blood pressure, stroke, rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis c (latest reports from 40,876 Nosebleed patients).
On Jan, 21, 2017
51,291 people reported to have side effects when taking Pradaxa.
Among them, 1,054 people (2.05%) have Nosebleed
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Pradaxa when people have Nosebleed *:
- < 1 month: 39.69 %
- 1 - 6 months: 36.29 %
- 6 - 12 months: 13.05 %
- 1 - 2 years: 7.31 %
- 2 - 5 years: 3.13 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.52 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Nosebleed when taking Pradaxa *:
- female: 50.49 %
- male: 49.51 %
Age of people who have Nosebleed when taking Pradaxa *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.13 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.13 %
- 30-39: 0.25 %
- 40-49: 0.76 %
- 50-59: 5.93 %
- 60+: 92.68 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (752 people, 71.35%)
- High Blood Pressure (169 people, 16.03%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (105 people, 9.96%)
- Stroke (102 people, 9.68%)
- Anticoagulant Therapy (85 people, 8.06%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (149 people, 14.14%)
- Lasix (129 people, 12.24%)
- Lisinopril (87 people, 8.25%)
- Lipitor (78 people, 7.40%)
- Furosemide (70 people, 6.64%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage (183 people, 17.36%)
- Anaemia (104 people, 9.87%)
- Rectal Haemorrhage (97 people, 9.20%)
- Renal Failure Acute (82 people, 7.78%)
- Head Injury (77 people, 7.31%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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