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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.

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On Jan, 27, 2014: 14,032 people 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
Chills (felling of cold)Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)
Neutropenia (an abnormally low number of neutrophils)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Anemia (less than the normal quantity of haemoglobin in the blood)Dizziness
High Blood Sugar (high blood sugar)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Pancytopenia (medical condition in which there is a reduction in the number of red and white blood cells, as well as platelets)Asthenia (weakness)
Neurotoxicity (when the exposure to natural or artificial toxic substances, which are called neurotoxins, alters the normal activity of the nervous system)Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
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)
Drug Interaction
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)

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

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
Pancytopenia (medical condition in which there is a reduction in the number of red and white blood cells, as well as platelets)Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)
High Blood Sugar (high blood sugar)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Anemia (less than the normal quantity of haemoglobin in the blood)Dizziness
Neurotoxicity (when the exposure to natural or artificial toxic substances, which are called neurotoxins, alters the normal activity of the nervous system)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Chills (felling of cold)Asthenia (weakness)
Neutropenia (an abnormally low number of neutrophils)Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
Cardura - Eq 2mg BaseCardiac Failure Congestive
DoxepinFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Glimepiride - 8mgFall

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)
Neurotoxicity (when the exposure to natural or artificial toxic substances, which are called neurotoxins, alters the normal activity of the nervous system)International Normalised Ratio Increased
High Blood Sugar (high blood sugar)Anaemia (lack of blood)
Pancytopenia (medical condition in which there is a reduction in the number of red and white blood cells, as well as platelets)Haemorrhage (bleeding)
DoxepinGastrointestinal Haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
Cardura - Eq 2mg BaseGastric Haemorrhage (bleeding stomach)
Glimepiride - 8mgDrug Interaction
Fall
Dizziness
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Pneumonia

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