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Review: could Pradaxa cause Skin rash (Rashes)?

Summary: Skin rash 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 27,026 people who have side effects while taking Pradaxa from FDA and social media. Among them, 496 have Skin rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin rash and more.

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Pradaxa

Pradaxa (latest outcomes from 27,254 users) has active ingredients of dabigatran etexilate mesylate. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter.

Trend of pradaxa reports

Skin rash

Skin rash (redness) (latest reports from 976,061 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.

Trend of Skin rash reports

On Nov, 14, 2014: 27,026 people reported to have side effects when taking Pradaxa. Among them, 496 people (1.84%) have Skin Rash.

Trend of Skin rash in Pradaxa reports

Time on Pradaxa when people have Skin rash * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Skin rash60.40%33.17%4.95%1.49%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Skin rash when taking Pradaxa * :

FemaleMale
Skin rash57.56%42.44%

Age of people who have Skin rash when taking Pradaxa * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Skin rash0.00%0.00%0.00%0.19%0.19%0.58%6.42%92.61%

Severity of Skin rash when taking Pradaxa ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Skin rash0.00%75.00%25.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Skin rash ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Skin rash0.00%50.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation (418 people, 84.27%)
  2. Hypertension (175 people, 35.28%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (102 people, 20.56%)
  4. Prophylaxis (72 people, 14.52%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (65 people, 13.10%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (69 people, 13.91%)
  2. Digoxin (65 people, 13.10%)
  3. Synthroid (57 people, 11.49%)
  4. Simvastatin (51 people, 10.28%)
  5. Lisinopril (51 people, 10.28%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

Comments for this study:

Sharon (2 years ago):

Has the skin rash/redness continued during the past three weeks? Is your Mother taking Niacin also?
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DRAGA ENGHELBERG (2 years ago):

MY MOTHER LIVES IN ISRAEL AND IS TAKING PRADAXA 2 X 110 MG. (DRAGA ENGHELBERG)
HE IS EXPERIENCING SKIN RUSH, ON THE LEGS, HANDS, FOOTS.
THE SKIN IS REDISH IN THESE AREAS

QUESTION:
TO CONTINUE TREATMENT OR TO TAKE ANOTHER MEDICAMENTATION FOR COMBATING THE SKIN RUSH???
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