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Astragalus vs Warfarin Sodium, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 79

This is personalized comparison of Astragalus vs Warfarin Sodium for a male aged 79. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Astragalus (latest outcomes from 24 users) has active ingredients of astragalus.

Warfarin sodium (latest outcomes from 49,119 users) has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in blood clots.

What are the symptoms

Corneal Thinning (latest reports from 360 patients) has been reported by people with glaucoma, high blood pressure, procedural pain, postoperative care, keratitis.

On Aug, 13, 2014: 12,709 male patients aged 78 who take the same drugs are studied in Astragalus vs Warfarin Sodium

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male78Exercise - colds and flu

Drugs to compare:

Astragalus astragalusnot specified
Warfarin Sodium warfarin sodiumBarr

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 78 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

AstragalusWarfarin Sodium (Barr)
Bleeding Timen/a
Corneal Thinningn/a0.02%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
AstragalusWarfarin Sodium (Barr)
International Normalised Ratio Increased
Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Asthenia (weakness)
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
Anaemia (lack of blood)
Cardiac Failure Congestive

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
AstragalusWarfarin Sodium (Barr)
International Normalised Ratio Increased
Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
Anaemia (lack of blood)
Haemorrhage (bleeding)
Gastric Haemorrhage (bleeding stomach)
Shortness Of Breath
Epistaxis (bleed from the nose)
International Normalised Ratio Abnormal
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Warfarin Sodium2.51%9.05%26.13%48.24%14.07%

Comments from or about the patient:

I want to know the interaction of astragalus and warfarin upon bleeding

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Warfarin Sodium (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.

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