Review: could Pradaxa cause Vertigo (Dizziness)?
Summary: Vertigo 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 27,038 people who have side effects while taking Pradaxa from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,210 have Vertigo. Find out below who they are, when they have Vertigo 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 27,267 Pradaxa users)
Vertigo has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 164,856 Vertigo patients)
On Apr, 1, 2015: 27,036 people reported to have side effects when taking Pradaxa. Among them, 1,210 people (4.48%) have Vertigo.
Time on Pradaxa when people have Vertigo * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Vertigo when taking Pradaxa * :
Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Pradaxa * :
Severity of Vertigo when taking Pradaxa ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Vertigo ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Atrial fibrillation (1,091 people, 90.17%)
- Hypertension (514 people, 42.48%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (300 people, 24.79%)
- Prophylaxis (124 people, 10.25%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (117 people, 9.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (234 people, 19.34%)
- Lisinopril (158 people, 13.06%)
- Simvastatin (130 people, 10.74%)
- Digoxin (120 people, 9.92%)
- Vitamin d (104 people, 8.60%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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