Review: could Pradaxa cause Vertigo?


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 25,725 people who have side effects while taking Pradaxa from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,479 have Vertigo. Find out below who they are, when they have Vertigo and more.

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Pradaxa

Pradaxa has active ingredients of dabigatran etexilate mesylate. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from Pradaxa 25,801 users)

Vertigo

Vertigo has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, weakness, fatigue, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 157,310 Vertigo patients).

On Jul, 27, 2016

25,725 people reported to have side effects when taking Pradaxa.
Among them, 1,479 people (5.75%) have Vertigo


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pradaxa cause Vertigo?

Time on Pradaxa when people have Vertigo *:

  • < 1 month: 51.89 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 38.92 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.95 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.43 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.54 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.27 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Vertigo when taking Pradaxa *:

  • female: 52.88 %
  • male: 47.12 %

Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Pradaxa *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.08 %
  • 30-39: 0.33 %
  • 40-49: 0.42 %
  • 50-59: 4.65 %
  • 60+: 94.52 %

Severity if Vertigo when taking Pradaxa **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 75 %
  • severe: 25 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Vertigo **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Atrial Fibrillation (833 people)
  • Hypertension (353 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (214 people)
  • Cardiac Disorder (96 people)
  • Prophylaxis (93 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (157 people)
  • Lisinopril (114 people)
  • Simvastatin (93 people)
  • Digoxin (86 people)
  • Furosemide (69 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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