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 73 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 sodium. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from Warfarin sodium 53,624 users)

Milk Thistle

Milk thistle has active ingredients of milk thistle. It is often used in liver disorder. (latest outcomes from Milk thistle 1,490 users)

On Sep, 16, 2016

73 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 1 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% - (2 of 2 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% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Warfarin Sodium:
  • female: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • male: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
Milk Thistle:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • male: 33.0% - (1 of 3 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% - (1 of 2 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% - (1 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • abdominal wall haematoma
  • anxiety
  • arterial haemorrhage
  • cold sweat
  • gastrointestinal disorder
  • heart rate increased
  • hypopnoea
  • insomnia
  • international normalised ratio increased
  • nausea
1 - 6 months:
  • tinnitus aggravated
  • anaemia
6 - 12 months:
  • mycobacterium tuberculosis complex test positive
  • death
2 - 5 years:
  • hepatic haemorrhage
  • ringing in the ears
5 - 10 years:
  • hunger
  • tinnitus aggravated
  • abdominal wall haematoma
  • arterial haemorrhage
  • international normalised ratio increased
10+ years:
  • hunger
  • ringing in the ears
not specified:
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • diarrhoea
  • anaemia
  • asthenia
  • arthralgia
  • chest pain
  • epistaxis
  • pain in extremity

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • anaemia
  • arthralgia
  • chest pain
  • diarrhoea
  • dry skin
  • feeling hot
  • nasal congestion
  • nausea
male:
  • asthenia
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • international normalised ratio increased
  • haematuria
  • confusional state
  • insomnia
  • tinnitus aggravated
  • diarrhoea
  • haematoma

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • asthenia
  • confusional state
  • hepatic failure
  • right ventricular failure
30-39:
  • cardiac disorder
  • lupus nephritis
40-49:
  • androgen deficiency
  • calcium deficiency
  • emotional distress
  • foot fracture
  • neuropathic arthropathy
  • osteoarthritis
  • osteoporosis
  • ulna fracture
  • upper limb fracture
  • vitamin d deficiency
50-59:
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • chest pain
  • abasia
  • anaemia
  • arthralgia
  • chest discomfort
  • cough
  • diarrhoea
60+:
  • dyspnoea
  • international normalised ratio increased
  • fatigue
  • asthenia
  • nausea
  • haematuria
  • anaemia
  • cellulitis
  • hunger
  • hypotension

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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

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