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Antarctic Krill Oil vs Coumadin, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 76

This is personalized comparison of Antarctic Krill Oil vs Coumadin for a male aged 76. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Antarctic krill oil (latest outcomes from 19 users) has active ingredients of krill oil.

Coumadin (latest outcomes from 75,088 users) has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in blood clots.

On Oct, 29, 2014: 14,085 male patients aged 74 who take the same drugs are studied in Antarctic Krill Oil vs Coumadin

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male74Atrial Fibrillation

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Antarctic Krill Oil krill oilnot specified
Coumadin warfarin sodiumBristol Myers Squibb

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 74 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Antarctic Krill OilCoumadin (Bristol Myers Squibb)
DiarrhoeaInternational Normalised Ratio Increased
Loss Of Bladder Control (cannot control the urine)Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)
Neutropenia (an abnormally low number of neutrophils)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Chills (felling of cold)Dizziness
Anemia (less than the normal quantity of haemoglobin in the blood)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
High Blood Sugar (high blood sugar)Asthenia (weakness)
Pancytopenia (medical condition in which there is a reduction in the number of red and white blood cells, as well as platelets)Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
Neurotoxicity (when the exposure to natural or artificial toxic substances, which are called neurotoxins, alters the normal activity of the nervous system)Cardiac Failure Congestive
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Fall

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Antarctic Krill OilCoumadin (Bristol Myers Squibb)
Pancytopenia (medical condition in which there is a reduction in the number of red and white blood cells, as well as platelets)International Normalised Ratio Increased
High Blood Sugar (high blood sugar)Anaemia (lack of blood)
Neurotoxicity (when the exposure to natural or artificial toxic substances, which are called neurotoxins, alters the normal activity of the nervous system)Haemorrhage (bleeding)
Gastric Haemorrhage (bleeding stomach)
Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
Fall
Dizziness
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Cerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)
Epistaxis (bleed from the nose)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Antarctic Krill Oil0.00%9.09%81.82%9.09%0.00%
Coumadin2.69%11.00%23.96%46.70%15.65%

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Coumadin (warfarin sodium) is often used to treat blood clots. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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