Review: Skin rash in Pradaxa
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 21, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.3/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Skin rash (Rashes) by studying 23,657 people who take Pradaxa. We analyze: the time on Pradaxa when people have Skin rash, gender and age of these people, the severity of Skin rash, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Pradaxa. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Pradaxa (latest outcomes) 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, dizziness, haemorrhage, haemorrhage prophylaxis.
Skin rash (redness) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, pain.
On Nov, 21, 2013: 23,648 people reported to have side effects when taking Pradaxa. Among them, 437 people (1.85%) have Skin Rash.
Time on Pradaxa when people have Skin rash * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Skin rash||58.66%||36.87%||3.91%||0.56%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Skin rash when taking Pradaxa * :
|Skin rash||58.13%||41.87% |
Age of people who have Skin rash when taking Pradaxa * :
|Skin rash||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.22%||0.22%||0.66%||6.56%||92.34% |
Severity of Skin rash when taking Pradaxa ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Skin rash||0.00%||66.67%||33.33%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Skin rash ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Skin rash||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Atrial fibrillation (399 people, 91.30%)
- Hypertension (167 people, 38.22%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (100 people, 22.88%)
- Prophylaxis (71 people, 16.25%)
- Diabetes mellitus (62 people, 14.19%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (63 people, 14.42%)
- Digoxin (61 people, 13.96%)
- Synthroid (54 people, 12.36%)
- Simvastatin (51 people, 11.67%)
- Lisinopril (50 people, 11.44%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
Sharon (1 year 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
TO CONTINUE TREATMENT OR TO TAKE ANOTHER MEDICAMENTATION FOR COMBATING THE SKIN RUSH???
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