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A study for a 88-year old woman who takes Coumadin, Cephalexin

Summary: 101 female patients aged 88 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 88 year old female patient who has Atrial Fibrillation, Cellulitis. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

On Mar, 4, 2015: 101 females aged 81 (±5) who take Coumadin, Cephalexin are studied

Coumadin, Cephalexin outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 81

Gender: female

Conditions: Atrial Fibrillation, Cellulitis

Drugs taking:
- Coumadin - 2.5MG (warfarin sodium)
- Cephalexin - EQ 500MG BASE (cephalexin)

Drug interactions have: confusion

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports on eHealthMe
Confusion0 (0.00% of females aged 81 (±5) who take the drugs)

(as an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Symptom (click a symptom for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Confusion in Atrial Fibrillation48 (0.65% of females aged 81 (±5) who have Atrial fibrillation)
Confusion in Cellulitis3 (1.75% of females aged 81 (±5) who have Cellulitis)

(as an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Side effect (click a side effect for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Confusion in Coumadin87 (1.11% of females aged 81 (±5) who take Coumadin)
Confusion in Cephalexin9 (2.66% of females aged 81 (±5) who take Cephalexin)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Coumadin is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/a
Cephalexin is effectiven/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
DiarrhoeaAcute Myocardial Infarction (acute heart attack)n/aFatigue (feeling of tiredness)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)n/aAnxietyAnxiety
VomitingComa (state of unconsciousness lasting more than six hours)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Neuropathy Peripheral (surface nerve damage)Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)
Liver Function Test AbnormalEcchymosis (a discoloration of the skin resulting from bleeding underneath)Mouth Haemorrhage (bleeding from mouth)Mouth Haemorrhage (bleeding from mouth)Pain
Faeces PaleCerebral Haemorrhage (bleeding within the brain)Macular Degeneration (painless eye condition that leads to the gradual loss of central vision)Macular Degeneration (painless eye condition that leads to the gradual loss of central vision)Dizziness
Urine Colour AbnormalCerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)Limb InjuryLimb InjuryInjury
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Coronary Artery Atherosclerosis (life-threatening blockages in the arteries of your heart)Lumbar Spinal Stenosis (a medical condition in which the spinal canal narrows and compresses the spinal cord and nerves at the level of the lumbar bone)Lumbar Spinal Stenosis (a medical condition in which the spinal canal narrows and compresses the spinal cord and nerves at the level of the lumbar bone)Anhedonia (inability to experience pleasure from activities usually found enjoyable)
Cellulitis (infection under the skin)Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)Osteomyelitis (infection of bone)Osteomyelitis (infection of bone)Multiple Injuries
Stent PlacementDermatitis Exfoliative (widespread scaling of the skin, often with itching (pruritus), skin redness (erythroderma), and hair loss)Osteonecrosis (death of bone)Osteonecrosis (death of bone)Diarrhoea
Coma (state of unconsciousness lasting more than six hours)Chills (felling of cold)Tachycardia (a heart rate that exceeds the range of 100 beats/min)Tachycardia (a heart rate that exceeds the range of 100 beats/min)Fall
Acute Myocardial Infarction (acute heart attack)Dysuria (painful or difficult urination)Traumatic Brain Injury (brain injury due to trauma)Traumatic Brain Injury (brain injury due to trauma)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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- support group for people who take Coumadin and have Confusion
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- support group for people who have Confusion and Atrial Fibrillation
- support group for people who have Confusion and Cellulitis
- support group for people who have Atrial Fibrillation
- support group for people who have Cellulitis
- support group for people who have Confusion
- support group for people who take Cephalexin
- support group for people who take Coumadin

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