Review: taking Coumadin and Povidone iodine together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Coumadin and Povidone iodine together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Coumadin and Povidone iodine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 47 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Coumadin

Coumadin has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from Coumadin 82,667 users)

Povidone Iodine

Povidone iodine has active ingredients of povidone-iodine. It is often used in preventive health care. (latest outcomes from Povidone iodine 1,097 users)

On Aug, 25, 2016

47 people who take Coumadin, Povidone Iodine are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Coumadin and Povidone iodine drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • blood creatinine increased
  • drug rash with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms
  • face oedema
  • hyperthermia
  • oedema peripheral
  • pruritus
  • rash
  • renal failure acute
  • thrombocytopenia
  • tongue oedema
2 - 5 years:
  • alopecia
  • cellulitis
  • contusion
  • gingival bleeding
  • gingivitis
  • laceration
  • myocardial infarction
  • pain in extremity
  • peripheral coldness
  • pruritus
not specified:
  • mental status changes
  • oedema peripheral
  • fall
  • hypertension
  • international normalised ratio increased
  • pain
  • pleural effusion
  • pyrexia
  • anaemia
  • dehydration

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • hypertension
  • pleural effusion
  • pyrexia
  • pain in extremity
  • weight decreased
  • anaemia
  • fall
  • hyperlipidaemia
  • hypotension
  • oedema peripheral
male:
  • mental status changes
  • pain
  • alpha haemolytic streptococcal infection
  • blindness
  • brain injury
  • haemorrhage
  • injection site infection
  • meningitis
  • meningoencephalitis bacterial
  • oedema peripheral

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • activities of daily living impaired
  • altered state of consciousness
  • anaemia
  • c-reactive protein increased
  • clavicle fracture
  • constipation
  • contusion
  • disuse syndrome
  • dry skin
  • fall
30-39:
  • colonic pseudo-obstruction
  • diarrhoea
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • influenza like illness
  • intestinal obstruction
  • lethargy
  • oedema peripheral
  • respiratory arrest
  • skin warm
40-49:
  • nephrogenic systemic fibrosis
50-59:
  • cardiac arrest
  • dizziness (excl vertigo)
  • ecchymosis
  • eosinophilia
  • epistaxis
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • international normalised ratio increased
  • joint warmth
  • malaise
  • ocular hyperaemia
60+:
  • mental status changes
  • pain
  • pleural effusion
  • renal failure acute
  • retinal haemorrhage
  • visual acuity reduced
  • alpha haemolytic streptococcal infection
  • blindness
  • brain injury
  • dehydration

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Coumadin (warfarin sodium) is often used to treat atrial fibrillation/flutter. Povidone iodine (povidone-iodine) is often used to treat preventive health care. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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