Review: Coumadin and Metformin
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Coumadin and Metformin. It is created by eHealthMe based on 5,873 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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On Mar, 27, 2014: 5,873 people who reported to have interactions when taking Coumadin, Metformin are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Coumadin (warfarin sodium)
- Metformin (metformin hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Coumadin, Metformin:(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)||1,454|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||1,450|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||597|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||596|
|Cardiac Failure Congestive||570|
|International Normalised Ratio Increased||554|
|Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)||464|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Coumadin, Metformin:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Anaemia (lack of blood)||42|
|Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)||42|
|Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action)||36|
|Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)||33|
|International Normalised Ratio Increased||21|
|Toxicity To Various Agents (poisoning due to various agents)||18|
|Mental Status Changes (general changes in brain function, such as confusion, amnesia (memory loss), loss of alertness, loss of orientation)||18|
|Lactic Acidosis (low ph in body tissues)||16|
How effective are the drugs:
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetes mellitus
- Atrial fibrillation
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
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On eHealthMe, Coumadin (warfarin sodium) is often used to treat blood clots. Metformin (metformin hydrochloride) is often used to treat type 2 diabetes. 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:
- Metformin is used in:
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