Review: Coumadin and Norvasc
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Coumadin and Norvasc. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 6,851 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Coumadin (latest outcomes from 75,087 users) has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in blood clots.
Norvasc (latest outcomes from 80,465 users) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure.
On Oct, 26, 2014: 6,851 people who take Coumadin, Norvasc are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Coumadin (warfarin sodium)
- Norvasc (amlodipine besylate)
Drug effectiveness over time :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Coumadin is effective||25.00%|
(2 of 8 people)
(7 of 15 people)
(4 of 6 people)
(7 of 11 people)
(13 of 17 people)
(6 of 11 people)
(14 of 15 people)
(1 of 1 people)
|Norvasc is effective||0.00%|
(0 of 3 people)
(3 of 13 people)
(2 of 6 people)
(4 of 18 people)
(11 of 19 people)
(10 of 17 people)
(6 of 10 people)
(0 of 1 people)
Most common drug interactions over time * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|International Normalised Ratio Increased||Dyspnoea||Dyspnoea||Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis||Dyspnoea||Pain||International Normalised Ratio Increased||Pain|
|Dyspnoea||Oedema Peripheral||Dizziness||Syncope||Deep Vein Thrombosis||Anxiety||Haemoglobin Decreased||Oedema Peripheral|
|Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage||Myocardial Infarction||Renal Failure Acute||Anxiety||International Normalised Ratio Increased||General Physical Health Deterioration||Gingival Bleeding||Dyspnoea|
|Renal Failure Acute||Anxiety||Fall||Oedema Peripheral||Anxiety||Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis||Occult Blood Positive||Atrial Fibrillation|
|Haemoglobin Decreased||Cardiac Failure Congestive||Atrial Fibrillation||Pain||Pulmonary Haemorrhage||Mobility Decreased||Dizziness||Anxiety|
|Renal Failure||Cellulitis||Bradycardia||Asthenia||Pneumonia||Rash||Gastric Cancer||International Normalised Ratio Increased|
|Bradycardia||Transient Ischaemic Attack||Intervertebral Disc Displacement||Hypoaesthesia||Dyspnoea Exertional||Major Depression||Upper Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage||Nausea|
|Oedema||Headache||Ear Disorder||Extremity Contracture||Hypoxia||Injury||Coagulopathy||Asthenia|
|Hypokalaemia||Haemorrhoids||Flushing||Hepatic Function Abnormal||Circulatory Collapse||Skin Disorder||Melaena||Fatigue|
|Thrombosis||Emotional Distress||Groin Pain||Rhabdomyolysis||Cardiac Failure||Emotional Distress||Pulmonary Embolism||Cardiac Failure Congestive|
Drug effectiveness by gender :
|Coumadin is effective||46.88%|
(15 of 32 people)
(39 of 52 people)
|Norvasc is effective||37.50%|
(12 of 32 people)
(24 of 55 people)
Most common drug interactions by gender * :
|Atrial Fibrillation||Cardiac Failure Congestive|
|Oedema Peripheral||International Normalised Ratio Increased|
|International Normalised Ratio Increased||Atrial Fibrillation|
Drug effectiveness by age :
|Coumadin is effective||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||30.00%|
(3 of 10 people)
(12 of 21 people)
(39 of 93 people)
|Norvasc is effective||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||10.00%|
(1 of 10 people)
(4 of 18 people)
(31 of 104 people)
Most common drug interactions by age * :
|Pleural Effusion||Hallucination, Visual||Subdural Haematoma||Pain||Pain||Oedema Peripheral||Pain||Atrial Fibrillation|
|Hepatic Function Abnormal||Road Traffic Accident||Syncope||Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis||Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis||International Normalised Ratio Increased||Anxiety||International Normalised Ratio Increased|
|Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation||Sleep Disorder||Lower Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage||Skin Tightness||Anxiety||Dyspnoea||Oedema Peripheral||Pain|
|Rhabdomyolysis||Tachycardia||Varicella||Oedema Peripheral||Skin Induration||Erythema||Nausea||Asthenia|
|Pyrexia||Feeling Abnormal||Diarrhoea||Mobility Decreased||Skin Tightness||Pain||Depression||Dyspnoea|
|Pneumonia||Tremor||Back Pain||Oedema||Fibrosis||Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis||Dyspnoea||Nausea|
|Pulmonary Hypertension||Confusional State||Skull Fracture||Skin Hyperpigmentation||Renal Failure||Cellulitis||Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis||Cardiac Failure Congestive|
|Anaemia||Fall||Contusion||Skin Disorder||Skin Hypertrophy||Arthralgia||Pain In Extremity||Oedema Peripheral|
|Abortion Spontaneous Nos||Constipation||Arthralgia||Skin Depigmentation||Emotional Distress||Fatigue||Anaemia||Anaemia|
|Paternal Drugs Affecting Foetus||Contusion||Peroneal Nerve Palsy||Chest Pain||Pain In Extremity||Muscular Weakness||Fatigue|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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(Asked by a 50 year old man who has BP 135/77 Even After Increasing Meds, and takes Acetaminophen, Fluticasone Propionate, Allegra D 24 Hour, Nexium, Valsartan, Metoprolol Succinate, Amlodipine Besylate)
Doc is trying to figure out why the BP suddenly spiked. I started an exercise regimen after a stress test. I had to be on Metoprolol just to pass the test. Results were no heart-related issues. Lost 6lbs. since starting exercise and don't know if this is Thyroidal or not. No discussion with the ...
- Can warfarin cause prolonged chest infections?
(Asked by a 80 year old woman who has Chronic Chest Infection, and takes Warfarin Sodium)
I have been on Warfarin for 3 years because of atrial fibrillation, and coincidentally or not, since then I have had a chronic chest infection which never clears. I have had scores of antibiotics which have not helped at all. When I cough I sound like I smoke 60 cigarettes daily, I have never smoked ...
- I have had two surgerys to remove cancer in my bladder and am on warfarin for my afib. my bladder cannot seem to heal. i have blood in my urine and intermitent burning at the end of my penis. will the
(Asked by a 68 year old man who has Afib, Bladder Cancer Stage I, With Cancer In Situ, and takes Cialis, Indomethacin, Digoxin, Carvedilol, Flomax, Lisinopril, Warfarin Sodium)
I have had two surgeries in the last 14 months to remove cancer from my bladder. Diagnosed with afib 16 months ago. Bladder is not healing due to the blood thinners, but I must keep my INR above 2.0. Every time I take the warfarin, I have more blood in my urine.
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(Asked by a 66 year old man who has Valve Replacements, and takes Warfarin Sodium)
I'm sick of feeling like crap since I been on warfarin five years. And want to try msm
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(Asked by a 72 year old man who has Enlarged Prostate, High Blood Pressure, Diverticulitis, and takes Meclizine, Clonidine, Norvasc, Flomax, Avodart)
Have Diverticulitis from having Diverticulosis. Have had high blood pressure for about 4 years and it is controlled with the Norvasc & Clonidine. Enlarged prostate is controlled with Flomax & Avodart. Meclizine is for vertigo, take 2 25mg per day, 1 Am & 1 PM. Take 1 Norvasc AM & 1 Flomax PM.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Coumadin (warfarin sodium) is often used to treat blood clots. Norvasc (amlodipine besylate) is often used to treat high blood pressure. 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:
- Norvasc is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Coumadin alternatives:
- Norvasc alternatives:
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