Review: taking Warfarin sodium and Mucinex together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Warfarin sodium and Mucinex together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Warfarin sodium and Mucinex. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,119 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)

Mucinex

Mucinex has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from Mucinex 9,449 users)

On Sep, 18, 2016

1,119 people who take Warfarin Sodium, Mucinex are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Warfarin sodium and Mucinex drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Warfarin Sodium:
  • < 1 month: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 100.0% - (3 of 3 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Mucinex:
  • < 1 month: 14.0% - (1 of 7 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 2 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Warfarin Sodium:
  • female: 50.0% - (4 of 8 people)
  • male: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
Mucinex:
  • female: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
  • male: 25.0% - (1 of 4 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: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 60+: 42.0% - (3 of 7 people)
Mucinex:
  • 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 1 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 60+: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • international normalised ratio increased
  • acute myocardial infarction
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • sepsis
  • diarrhoea
  • haemoptysis
  • pulmonary embolism
  • anaemia
  • anxiety
  • basal cell carcinoma
1 - 6 months:
  • cellulitis
  • international normalised ratio increased
  • postoperative wound complication
  • pyrexia
  • fatigue
  • pneumonia
  • cor pulmonale chronic
  • cough
  • drug ineffective
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
6 - 12 months:
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • pneumonia
  • sepsis
  • haemoptysis
  • headache
  • multiple allergies
  • nasopharyngitis
  • otorrhoea
1 - 2 years:
  • fatigue
  • device related infection
  • haematuria
  • heart rate irregular
  • lower gastrointestinal haemorrhage
2 - 5 years:
  • abnormal dreams
  • bone marrow failure
  • confusional state
  • dizziness
  • fall
  • gait disturbance
  • haematuria
  • hallucination
  • insomnia
  • somnambulism
5 - 10 years:
  • epistaxis
  • headache
  • heart rate irregular
  • hepatic enzyme increased
  • injection site pain
  • asthenia
  • constipation
  • contusion
  • cough
  • epicondylitis
10+ years:
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • arthralgia
  • atrial fibrillation
  • coagulopathy
  • temporomandibular joint syndrome
not specified:
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • pneumonia
  • nausea
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • atrial fibrillation
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • anaemia
  • anxiety

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • dyspnoea
  • pneumonia
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • pain
  • atrial fibrillation
  • anxiety
  • bronchitis
  • anaemia
  • diarrhoea
male:
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • fatigue
  • pneumonia
  • atrial fibrillation
  • injury
  • dizziness
  • back pain

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • orthostatic hypotension
2-9:
  • abasia
  • arthralgia
  • bursitis
  • femur fracture
  • pain in extremity
  • stress fracture
  • cardiac disorder
  • dysphonia
  • glossodynia
10-19:
  • abdominal distension
  • chest pain
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • feeling cold
  • haemoptysis
  • nausea
  • pelvic venous thrombosis
  • productive cough
  • pulmonary embolism
20-29:
  • bronchitis
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • insomnia
  • cholecystitis
  • influenza like illness
  • urinary tract infection
  • atrial fibrillation
  • intracardiac thrombus
  • mass
  • multi-organ failure
30-39:
  • pulmonary embolism
  • pain
  • injury
  • dyspnoea
  • chest pain
  • insomnia
  • sinusitis
  • anhedonia
  • anxiety
  • back pain
40-49:
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • dehydration
  • injury
  • dyspnoea
  • pulmonary embolism
  • blood creatinine increased
50-59:
  • dyspnoea
  • bronchitis
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • pneumonia
  • anaemia
  • arthralgia
  • headache
  • pain
  • osteoarthritis
60+:
  • dyspnoea
  • pneumonia
  • atrial fibrillation
  • fatigue
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • pain
  • nausea
  • injury
  • anxiety
  • cardiac failure congestive

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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