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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.

We study 27,026 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

Pradaxa (latest outcomes from 27,254 users) has active ingredients of dabigatran etexilate mesylate. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter.

Trend of pradaxa reports

Vertigo

Vertigo (latest reports from 1,294,614 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.

Trend of Vertigo reports

On Oct, 30, 2014: 27,024 people reported to have side effects when taking Pradaxa. Among them, 1,210 people (4.48%) have Vertigo.

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
Vertigo51.32%38.68%6.05%3.16%0.53%0.26%0.00%

Gender of people who have Vertigo when taking Pradaxa * :

FemaleMale
Vertigo53.18%46.82%

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%4.51%94.60%

Severity of Vertigo when taking Pradaxa ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Vertigo0.00%71.43%28.57%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 (1,091 people, 90.17%)
  2. Hypertension (514 people, 42.48%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (300 people, 24.79%)
  4. Prophylaxis (124 people, 10.25%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (117 people, 9.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (234 people, 19.34%)
  2. Lisinopril (158 people, 13.06%)
  3. Simvastatin (130 people, 10.74%)
  4. Digoxin (120 people, 9.92%)
  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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