Review: Coumadin and Cipro drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Coumadin and Cipro. It is created by eHealthMe based on 418 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Coumadin (latest outcomes from 75,018 users) has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in blood clots.
Cipro (latest outcomes from 6,823 users) has active ingredients of ciprofloxacin hydrochloride. It is often used in urinary tract infection.
On Mar, 6, 2014: 418 people who reported to have interactions when taking Coumadin, Cipro are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Coumadin (warfarin sodium)
- Cipro (ciprofloxacin hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Coumadin, Cipro:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)||245|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||243|
|Hypokalaemia (low potassium)||194|
|Anaemia (lack of blood)||131|
|Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (death of bone of jaw)||121|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||97|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Coumadin, Cipro:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
How effective are the drugs:
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Top co-used drugs for these people * :n/a
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Coumadin (warfarin sodium) is often used to treat blood clots. Cipro (ciprofloxacin hydrochloride) is often used to treat urinary tract infection. 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:
- Coumadin is used in:
- Cipro is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Coumadin alternatives:
- Cipro alternatives:
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I have been in hospital for a week treated for septasemia due to ecoli getting into the blood stream.
They had me on a drip course of antibiotics as they thought at first it was salmonella however later found it was ecoli.
I am now home on two antibiotics..
Cifran. Ciprofloxacin 500mg. 28 tabs - 2 tabs a day
Metrogyl. 400 mg - 21 tabs - 1 per day
They found a small clot outside the bowel in a vein so to stop it increasing at the moment I also have....
2 needles per day of Clexane 80mg
Coumadin Warfarin at the moment 6 till it gets to the correct dose
The warfarin is for 3 months only they said.
Now to my question...
We have a very highly regarded homeopath who we have used for years. She suggested I take these to keep my bowel healthy whilst on the antibiotics.
She has subscribed a few things for me to take as I go off warfarin and at other stages.
She has given me a course of Nosodes. Senic60/c.veg 30c
7 drops unde tonge 3 times a day for 21 days
Plus digestive Nosodes
I can't talk to my medical doctor about this as they do not agree with homeopathy period.
My question is can I take these nozodes etc above without any effects on the antibiotics I have been subscribed.
Was doing fine until urinary track infection. UA showed infection. C + S sent to lab. Cipro prescribed on a Tuesday along with a shot of Rocefin. By nightfall, unstable, unable to walk, unable to stay awake, lethargy, pin point pupils, high fevers unable to control and major confusion. Talking out of head. Thursday returned to doctor. Rocefin given by IV with fluids. UA showed clear of infection. PRevious C + S not in at this time. Friday admitted to hospital and Cipro d/c'ed. C + S showed Cipro resistant. Rocefin given IV with Sodium Chloride IV. Na was down and INR at 1.4 (to thick). After 3 days treatment, more alert, fever gone, awake and no longer confused. Weak but able to stay awake for longer periods and answer questions.
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By brodie: Can i use coumadin and white tea
I take Coumadin for blood clot in lung. I drink 2 cups of white tea a day. Is this okay?
- By DLHELLE: Should i stop taking warfarin 11 years after mesenteric clot
I Hate taking drugs period. I had a Mesenteric Clot 11 years ago, and have been on Warfarin ever since. I take 9mg, a day to keep my INR between 2.0-3.0. They found Factor V Hetro, and Protein C Resistance also. I had many surgeries prior, like C-Sections, Gall Bladder, Shoulder etc, with absolut ...
- By Mark gilley: What should i do my friend doing meth and he has to be on warfarin for life and he hasn't been going to check blood levels and he been doing anal sex what can i do
He had a arotic valve replacement and he has to be on cardiac diet and Warfarin for life and he back doing street drug meth and has stop going to clinic to have his levels read
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