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Lovenox vs Coumadin for a male patient aged 83

Summary: 14,417 male patients aged 83 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied. This is a personalized comparison of Lovenox vs Coumadin for a male aged 83. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Lovenox (latest outcomes from 19,523 users) has active ingredients of enoxaparin sodium. It is often used in deep venous thrombosis.

Coumadin (latest outcomes from 75,118 users) has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in blood clots.

What is the symptom

Embolic Stroke (stroke due to obstruction due to an embolus) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, birth control, stroke, high blood cholesterol, pain. (latest reports from 1,268 Embolic Stroke patients)

On May, 4, 2015: 14,417 male patients aged 78 who take the same drugs are studied in Lovenox vs Coumadin

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male78Atrial Fibrillation

Drugs to compare:

Lovenox enoxaparin sodiumSanofi Aventis Us
Coumadin warfarin sodiumBristol Myers Squibb

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 78 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Lovenox (preservative Free)Coumadin (Bristol Myers Squibb)
Embolic Stroke0.22%0.16%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Lovenox (preservative Free)Coumadin (Bristol Myers Squibb)
ThrombocytopeniaInternational Normalised Ratio Increased
Haemoglobin DecreasedAtrial Fibrillation
Renal Failure AcuteDizziness
Haematocrit DecreasedAsthenia
HaemorrhageCardiac 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)
Lovenox (preservative Free)Coumadin (Bristol Myers Squibb)
Chest PainInternational Normalised Ratio Increased
Blood Urine PresentGastrointestinal Haemorrhage
DeathGastric Haemorrhage
RashInternational Normalised Ratio Abnormal
Toxic Epidermal NecrolysisFall
Extrasystoles NosDizziness

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high

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On eHealthMe, Lovenox (enoxaparin sodium) is often used to treat deep venous thrombosis. 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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