A study for a 74 year old man who takes Pradaxa - from FDA reports


8,874 males aged 74 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 74 year old male patient who has Deep Venous Thrombosis. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Dec, 05, 2018

8,874 males aged 74 (±5) who take Pradaxa are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Pradaxa for a 74-year old man.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 74
  • Gender: male
  • Conditions: Deep Venous Thrombosis
  • Drugs taken:
    • Pradaxa (dabigatran etexilate mesylate)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  2. Breathing difficulty
  3. Haematuria (presence of blood in urine)
  4. Chest pain
  5. Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  6. Nosebleed (bleeding from nose)
  7. Weakness
  8. Dizziness
  9. Abdominal pain upper
  10. Haematochezia (passage of stools containing blood)
1 - 6 months:
  1. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  2. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  3. Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  4. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen)
  5. Rectal haemorrhage (bleeding from anus)
  6. Diarrhea
  7. Haematuria (presence of blood in urine)
  8. Indigestion
  9. Haemorrhage (bleeding)
  10. Weakness
6 - 12 months:
  1. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  2. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  3. Haemorrhagic anaemia (anaemia due to excessive bleeding)
  4. Haemorrhage (bleeding)
  5. Bleeding disorders
  6. Upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage (upper gastrointestinal bleeding)
  7. Weakness
  8. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen)
  9. Lower gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding in the large intestine, rectum, or anus is called lower gi bleeding)
  10. Rectal haemorrhage (bleeding from anus)
1 - 2 years:
  1. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  2. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  3. Upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage (upper gastrointestinal bleeding)
  4. Haemorrhagic anaemia (anaemia due to excessive bleeding)
  5. Cerebral haemorrhage (bleeding within the brain)
  6. Haemorrhagic stroke (stroke caused by the rupture of a blood vessel in the brain)
  7. Lower gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding in the large intestine, rectum, or anus is called lower gi bleeding)
  8. Rectal haemorrhage (bleeding from anus)
  9. Head injury
  10. Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
2 - 5 years:
  1. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  2. Upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage (upper gastrointestinal bleeding)
  3. Cerebral haemorrhage (bleeding within the brain)
  4. Haemorrhagic anaemia (anaemia due to excessive bleeding)
  5. Subdural haematoma (blood collects between the skull and the surface of the brain)
  6. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen)
  7. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  8. Rectal haemorrhage (bleeding from anus)
  9. Fall
  10. Lower gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding in the large intestine, rectum, or anus is called lower gi bleeding)
5 - 10 years:
  1. Haemorrhage intracranial (bleeding within the skull)
  2. Cerebral haemorrhage (bleeding within the brain)
  3. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  4. Ischaemic stroke (stroke; caused by an interruption in the flow of blood to the brain)
  5. Speech impairment (adult) (inability to speak (adult))
  6. Chronic kidney disease
  7. Upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage (upper gastrointestinal bleeding)
  8. Nausea and vomiting
  9. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen)
  10. Blood urine present
10+ years:
  1. Septic shock (shock due to blood infection)
  2. Necrotising colitis (inflammation in the intestines (usually the colon) that can be life-threatening)
  3. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  4. Haemorrhage (bleeding)
  5. Varices oesophageal (enlarged and swollen veins at the bottom of the oesophagus, near the stomach)
  6. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  7. Melaena (the passage of black, tarry stools)
not specified:
  1. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  2. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen)
  3. Fall
  4. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  5. Dizziness
  6. Breathing difficulty
  7. Diarrhea
  8. Indigestion
  9. Haemorrhage (bleeding)
  10. Weakness

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. High Blood Pressure : 1,424 people, 16.05%
  2. High Blood Cholesterol : 903 people, 10.18%
  3. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen): 883 people, 9.95%
  4. Anticoagulant Therapy : 440 people, 4.96%
  5. Diabetes : 388 people, 4.37%
  6. Preventive Health Care : 286 people, 3.22%
  7. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 261 people, 2.94%
  8. Cardiac Disorder : 241 people, 2.72%
  9. Pain : 240 people, 2.70%
  10. Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body): 172 people, 1.94%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Aspirin (775 people, 8.73%)
  2. Lasix (629 people, 7.09%)
  3. Lipitor (571 people, 6.43%)
  4. Lisinopril (405 people, 4.56%)
  5. Digoxin (384 people, 4.33%)
  6. Simvastatin (374 people, 4.21%)
  7. Metformin (364 people, 4.10%)
  8. Crestor (339 people, 3.82%)
  9. Plavix (323 people, 3.64%)
  10. Furosemide (298 people, 3.36%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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