Review: taking Warfarin sodium and Milk thistle together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Warfarin sodium and Milk thistle together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Warfarin sodium and Milk thistle. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 27 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Warfarin Sodium

Warfarin sodium has active ingredients of warfarin. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from Warfarin sodium 48,044 users)

Milk Thistle

Milk thistle has active ingredients of milk thistle. It is often used in fatty liver. (latest outcomes from Milk thistle 583 users)

On Jul, 20, 2016

27 people who take Warfarin Sodium, Milk Thistle are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Warfarin sodium and Milk thistle drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Warfarin Sodium:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (4 of 4 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Milk Thistle:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (3 of 3 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Warfarin Sodium:
  • female: 100.0% - (3 of 3 people)
  • male: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
Milk Thistle:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • male: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Warfarin Sodium:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 60+: 50.0% - (3 of 6 people)
Milk Thistle:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 60+: 50.0% - (3 of 6 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

1 - 6 months:
  • tinnitus aggravated
2 - 5 years:
  • ringing in the ears
5 - 10 years:
  • hunger
  • tinnitus aggravated
10+ years:
  • hunger
  • ringing in the ears
not specified:
  • anaemia
  • arrhythmia
  • asthenia
  • coronary arterial stent insertion
  • fibroma
  • flushing
  • atrial fibrillation
  • fatigue
  • pruritus
  • adverse event

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • hunger
  • adverse event
  • arrhythmia
  • atrial fibrillation
  • coronary arterial stent insertion
  • fibroma
  • flushing
  • insomnia
  • mouth cyst
  • pruritus
male:
  • tinnitus aggravated
  • anaemia
  • fatigue
  • gingival bleeding
  • abdominal discomfort
  • asthenia
  • atrial fibrillation
  • bladder transitional cell carcinoma
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • bronchitis

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • asthenia
  • confusional state
  • hepatic failure
  • right ventricular failure
40-49:
  • feeling hot
  • flushing
  • pruritus
  • sense of oppression
  • urticaria
50-59:
  • autoimmune thyroiditis
  • flushing
  • ringing in the ears
60+:
  • fibroma
  • gingival bleeding
  • insomnia
  • fatigue
  • hunger
  • tinnitus aggravated
  • adverse event
  • anaemia
  • arrhythmia
  • coronary arterial stent insertion

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Warfarin sodium (warfarin) is often used to treat atrial fibrillation/flutter. Milk thistle (milk thistle) is often used to treat fatty liver. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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