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Review: could Pradaxa cause Vertigo?

Summary: Vertigo could be caused by Pradaxa, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Atrial fibrillation.

We study 27,006 people who have side effects while taking Pradaxa from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,209 have Vertigo. Find out below who they are, when they have Vertigo 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.

Vertigo

Vertigo (latest reports from 1,288,669 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 27,011 people reported to have side effects when taking Pradaxa. Among them, 1,209 people (4.48%) have Vertigo. They amount to 0.09% of all the 1,286,480 people who have Vertigo on eHealthMe.

Trend of Vertigo in Pradaxa reports

Time on Pradaxa when people have Vertigo * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Vertigo51.45%38.79%6.07%3.17%0.26%0.26%0.00%

Gender of people who have Vertigo when taking Pradaxa * :

FemaleMale
Vertigo53.22%46.78%

Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Pradaxa * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Vertigo0.00%0.00%0.00%0.16%0.32%0.40%4.52%94.60%

Severity of Vertigo when taking Pradaxa ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Vertigo0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Vertigo ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Vertigo0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation (1,090 people, 90.16%)
  2. Hypertension (514 people, 42.51%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (300 people, 24.81%)
  4. Prophylaxis (124 people, 10.26%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (117 people, 9.68%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (234 people, 19.35%)
  2. Lisinopril (158 people, 13.07%)
  3. Simvastatin (130 people, 10.75%)
  4. Digoxin (120 people, 9.93%)
  5. Vitamin d (104 people, 8.60%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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