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)
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 - 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
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)
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)
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))
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)
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

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%

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%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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