A study for a 47-year old woman who takes Coumadin, Lactulose
Summary: 61 female patients aged 47 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.
This is a personalized study for a 47 year old female patient who has DVT, Constipation. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.
What are the drugs
Coumadin has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in blood clots. (latest outcomes from 75,106 Coumadin users)
Lactulose has active ingredients of lactulose. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from 14,074 Lactulose users)
What are the conditions
Dvt (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis) can be treated by Warfarin Sodium, Coumadin, Lovenox, Xarelto, Aspirin, Arixtra. (latest reports from 43,386 Dvt patients)
Constipation can be treated by Miralax, Colace, Amitiza, Senna, Lactulose, Polyethylene Glycol 3350. (latest reports from 81,342 Constipation patients)
On Jan, 28, 2015: 61 females aged 47 (±5) who take Coumadin, Lactulose are studied
Information of the patient in this study:
Conditions: DVT, Constipation
- Coumadin (warfarin sodium): used for 10+ years
- Lactulose - 10GM/15ML (lactulose): used for < 1 month
eHealthMe real world results:
Drug effectiveness over time :
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|
|Peripheral Ischaemia (impaired circulation to an extremity)||Calciphylaxis (is a syndrome with vascular calcium accumulation)||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||Urinary Tract Infection|
|Vaginal Haemorrhage (vaginal bleeding)||Proteinuria (presence of protein in the urine)||Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)|
|International Normalised Ratio Increased||Myocardial Ischaemia (the blood flow through one or more of the blood vessels that lead to heart (coronary arteries) is decreased)||Abdominal Pain|
|Haematemesis (vomiting of blood)||Cardiac Failure||Back Pain|
|Neuropathy Peripheral (surface nerve damage)|
|Rectal Haemorrhage (bleeding from anus)|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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- support group for people who have Constipation
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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):
- Since starting coumadin i am exhausted all the time and have muscle and joint pain. (2 answers)
In 2012 I had two PE's and four DVT's; I was diagnosed with a clotting disorder; after several hospitalizations they put an IVC filter in. Within a few months I was diagnosed with RA, Rheumatoid Arthritis. I am chronically exhausted, I have muscle pain - sometimes the pain in my upper legs/thighs is so severe I have lift my leg with my hands to get it into the car. Overtime I lost my livelihood and have become very depressed. Doctors say these symtoms are not related to any of the drugs I am taking.
- What are the death rate of woman taking coumadin on a long term basis for dvt?
I had a minor broken ankle which was cast for five days. On second day I felt major pain. After fifth day cast was removed and still no relief. After repeated visits to my doctor, they found a blood clot. Treated with Coumadin. A few weeks later, I got clots in my lungs. Stayed on Coumadin for a year. When taken off, I got another blood clot in my same calf. Doctors recommended taking Coimadin for life. Another year has past ( 2 sice PE) and placed a filter to help prevent any future clots occuring in my legs from traveling to my lungs. Ive been having trouble with this med (eg. Menstral bleeding, headaches, bruising) even though my INR is in the thereuputic range. I am rethinking coming off Coumadin. Concerned about side effects and risk factors using for a long time. I'm only 51 yrs now and can't see myself taking this for 20+ more years without having some major complications like a brain bleed or gastrointestinal bleed, and possibly death. At a crossroad.
- Does warfarin cause legs and feet swelling
been on warfain and asprin for three years, had to go off both meds for a week for surgey resumed meds and my legs and feet are swollen.cant stand on feet for long periods of time
- Can you take a laxative which taking coumadin 6 mg. and lovenox injections 100 mg.
Im taking medicine for DVT
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Comments from related studies:
From this study (10 months ago):
Red ears and cheeks that feel warm to the touch. BP 142/78, pulse is weak but regular. When I stand up I get slight headache and I am shakey.
Related drug interaction studies:
- Coumadin and Lactulose drug interactions (1,029 reports)
Drug effectiveness in real world:
- Coumadin for DVT reported by 234 people (updated 4 hours ago)
- Lactulose for Constipation reported by 50 people (updated 8 hours ago)
Complete drug side effects:
- Constipation (26 drugs in 815 reports) (updated 5 days ago)
- Dvt (12 drugs in 633 reports) (updated 1 day ago)
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.
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