Review: could Pradaxa cause Varicose Vein?


Summary

Varicose vein 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 A + D Ointment, and have Atrial fibrillation . We study 37,960 people who have side effects while taking Pradaxa from FDA and social media. Among them, 20 have Varicose vein. Find out below who they are, when they have Varicose vein 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 38,203 users)

Varicose Vein

Varicose vein (veins that have become enlarged and tortuous) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, pain, pain in extremity, gait disturbance (latest reports from 2,837 Varicose vein patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

37,960 people reported to have side effects when taking Pradaxa.
Among them, 20 people (0.05%) have Varicose Vein


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pradaxa cause Varicose vein?

Time on Pradaxa when people have Varicose Vein *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Varicose Vein when taking Pradaxa *:

  • female: 60 %
  • male: 40 %

Age of people who have Varicose Vein when taking Pradaxa *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 7.69 %
  • 60+: 92.31 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Atrial Fibrillation (8 people)
  • Osteoporosis (6 people)
  • Dyspnoea (6 people)
  • Heart Rate (5 people)
  • Cerebrovascular Accident Prophylaxis (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Forteo (6 people)
  • Evista (6 people)
  • A + D Ointment (6 people)
  • Lasix (3 people)
  • Aspirin (3 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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