Review: Coumadin and Phenytoin drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Coumadin and Phenytoin. It is created by eHealthMe based on 1,435 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.
Phenytoin (latest outcomes from 11,089 users) has active ingredients of phenytoin. It is often used in epilepsy.
On Mar, 1, 2014: 1,435 people who reported to have interactions when taking Coumadin, Phenytoin are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Coumadin (warfarin sodium)
- Phenytoin (phenytoin)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Coumadin, Phenytoin:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||240|
|Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)||179|
|International Normalised Ratio Increased||161|
|Headache (pain in head)||116|
|Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)||97|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Coumadin, Phenytoin:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Aphasia (damage to the parts of the brain that control language)||8|
|International Normalised Ratio Increased||5|
|Cerebral Artery Embolism (sudden blocking of an artery by a clot or foreign material)||3|
|Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)||3|
|Drug Level Nos Decreased||3|
|Haemorrhagic Stroke (stroke caused by the rupture of a blood vessel in the brain)||3|
|Headache (pain in head)||3|
|Cerebral Haemorrhage (bleeding within the brain)||3|
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Coumadin (warfarin sodium) is often used to treat blood clots. Phenytoin (phenytoin) is often used to treat epilepsy. 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:
- Phenytoin is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Coumadin alternatives:
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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- 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?
- 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 ...
- 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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