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What could cause Confusion for a 87-year old woman?

This is a personalized study for a 87 year old female patient who has Atrial Fibrillation, Cellulitis. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 101 female patients aged 87 (±5) who take the same drugs from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Coumadin (latest outcomes from 75,082 users) has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in blood clots.

Cephalexin (latest outcomes from 8,052 users) has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection.

What are the conditions

Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) (latest reports from 381,971 patients) can be treated by Warfarin Sodium, Coumadin, Flecainide Acetate, Digoxin, Pradaxa, Sotalol Hydrochloride.

Cellulitis (infection under the skin) (latest reports from 194,063 patients) can be treated by Cephalexin, Keflex, Clindamycin Hydrochloride, Bactrim.

What is the symptom

Confusion (latest reports from 193,609 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety.

On Oct, 29, 2014: 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 Fibrillation46 (0.62% of females aged 81 (±5) who have Atrial fibrillation)
Confusion in Cellulitis3 (1.76% 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 (2.67% 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 Infarctionn/aFatigueDyspnoean/aAnxietyAnxiety
VomitingComaMyocardial InfarctionNeuropathy PeripheralAtrial Fibrillation
Liver Function Test AbnormalEcchymosisMouth HaemorrhageMouth HaemorrhagePain
Faeces PaleCerebral HaemorrhageMacular DegenerationMacular DegenerationDizziness
Urine Colour AbnormalCerebrovascular AccidentLimb InjuryLimb InjuryInjury
Oedema PeripheralCoronary Artery AtherosclerosisLumbar Spinal StenosisLumbar Spinal StenosisAnhedonia
CellulitisMalaiseOsteomyelitisOsteomyelitisMultiple Injuries
Stent PlacementDermatitis ExfoliativeOsteonecrosisOsteonecrosisDiarrhoea
ComaChillsTachycardiaTachycardiaFall
Acute Myocardial InfarctionDysuriaTraumatic Brain InjuryTraumatic Brain InjuryDyspnoea

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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Get connected! Join a related mobile support group:
- support group for people who take Coumadin and have Confusion
- support group for people who take Cephalexin and have Confusion
- 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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