Could Pradaxa cause Vertigo - from FDA reports
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 51,291 people who have side effects while taking Pradaxa from FDA. Among them, 1,779 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 blood clots. (latest outcomes from Pradaxa 51,943 users)
Vertigo has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression, osteoporosis, pain (latest reports from 271,782 Vertigo patients).
On Dec, 17, 2016
51,291 people reported to have side effects when taking Pradaxa.
Among them, 1,779 people (3.47%) have Vertigo
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Pradaxa when people have Vertigo *:
- < 1 month: 48.95 %
- 1 - 6 months: 32.87 %
- 6 - 12 months: 7.93 %
- 1 - 2 years: 5.13 %
- 2 - 5 years: 4.9 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.23 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Vertigo when taking Pradaxa *:
- female: 53.41 %
- male: 46.59 %
Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Pradaxa *:
- 0-1: 0.15 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.07 %
- 20-29: 0.29 %
- 30-39: 1.1 %
- 40-49: 1.54 %
- 50-59: 5.59 %
- 60+: 91.25 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (1,226 people, 68.92%)
- High Blood Pressure (485 people, 27.26%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (322 people, 18.10%)
- Stroke (132 people, 7.42%)
- Cardiac Disorder (123 people, 6.91%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (201 people, 11.30%)
- Lisinopril (147 people, 8.26%)
- Simvastatin (117 people, 6.58%)
- Lasix (108 people, 6.07%)
- Digoxin (108 people, 6.07%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Weakness (292 people, 16.41%)
- Nausea (260 people, 14.61%)
- Headache (246 people, 13.83%)
- Fatigue (210 people, 11.80%)
- Breathing Difficulty (178 people, 10.01%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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