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Review: could Pradaxa cause Varicose vein?

Summary: Varicose vein could be caused by Pradaxa, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Vitamin d, and have Dyspnoea.

We study 27,008 people who have side effects while taking Pradaxa from FDA and social media. Among them, 15 have Varicose vein. Find out below who they are, when they have Varicose vein and more.

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Pradaxa

Pradaxa (latest outcomes from 27,230 users) has active ingredients of dabigatran etexilate mesylate. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter.

Varicose vein

Varicose vein (veins that have become enlarged and tortuous) (latest reports from 17,416 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, birth control, high blood pressure, pain.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 27,011 people reported to have side effects when taking Pradaxa. Among them, 15 people (0.06%) have Varicose Vein. They amount to 0.09% of all the 17,313 people who have Varicose Vein on eHealthMe.

Trend of Varicose vein in Pradaxa reports

Time on Pradaxa when people have Varicose vein * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Varicose vein33.33%33.33%0.00%33.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Varicose vein80.00%20.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Varicose vein0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of Varicose vein when taking Pradaxa ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Varicose vein ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Dyspnoea (5 people, 33.33%)
  2. Osteoporosis (5 people, 33.33%)
  3. Heart rate (4 people, 26.67%)
  4. Atrial fibrillation (4 people, 26.67%)
  5. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (2 people, 13.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vitamin d (7 people, 46.67%)
  2. Evista (5 people, 33.33%)
  3. Forteo (5 people, 33.33%)
  4. A + d ointment (5 people, 33.33%)
  5. Calcium (3 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • My husband Brian developed Pancreatic Cancer after being on Pradaxa for two years for Atrial Fibrillation.
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