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Coumadin, Exforge for a 76-year old woman

This is a personalized study for a 76 year old female patient who has Atrial Fibrillation. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 15 female patients aged 76 (±5) who take the same drugs from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Coumadin (latest outcomes from 75,088 users) has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in blood clots.

Exforge (latest outcomes from 4,583 users) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate; valsartan. It is often used in high blood pressure.

What are the conditions

Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) (latest reports from 84,600 patients) can be treated by Warfarin Sodium, Coumadin, Flecainide Acetate, Digoxin, Sotalol Hydrochloride, Pradaxa.

On Nov, 21, 2014: 15 females aged 72 (±5) who take Coumadin, Exforge are studied

Coumadin, Exforge outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 72

Gender: female

Conditions: Atrial Fibrillation

Drugs taking:
- Coumadin (warfarin sodium): used for 1 - 6 months

Comments from or about the patient: the coumadin does not work well and my inr does not go up as needed.
maybe there is aninteraction with exforge

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eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports on eHealthMe
ExforgeThe drug has been added in the study. Outcomes of the drug mix are shown.

Drug effectiveness over time :

n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
n/an/an/an/an/an/an/aOedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Pleural Effusion (water on the lungs)
Asthenia (weakness)
Sensory Disturbance (sense disturbance)
Blood Pressure Increased
Abdominal Pain
Large Intestine Perforation (hole in large intestine)

* 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.

You can also:

You are not alone! Join a related mobile support group:
- support group for people who have Atrial Fibrillation
- support group for people who take Coumadin
- support group for people who take Exforge

Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • Can someone on warfarin take imodium?
    (Asked by a 77 year old woman who has Diarrhea, and takes Coumadin)
    I have diarrhea and would like to know if imodium interferes with coumadin which I take every day.? Thank you

  • Can warfarin use for 13 years cause foot weekness
    (Asked by a 73 year old woman who has Foot Weeknesss, and takes Warfarin Sodium, Digoxin)
    I have been on Warfarin for 13 years after being diagnosed with Cardio Myopthy. I have a pace maker and also had radiotherapy on left side after breast cancer in 1998. I am told I need to stay on warfarin because of AF.

  • Did warfarin cause my precancerous lesion?
    (Asked by a 74 year old woman who has Pulmonary Embolisms, Chronic, Neuropathy Peripheral, Precancerous Skin Lesion, and takes Warfarin Sodium)


  • Does/can warfarin cause frequent/urgent urination?
    (Asked by a 74 year old woman who has Prolapsed Bladder, Frequent/urgent Urination, and takes Warfarin Sodium)


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Common symptoms:

Women of age 60+ with Atrial Fibrillation:
  1. Atrial fibrillation/flutter (1,971 reports)
  2. International normalised ratio increased (1,483 reports)
  3. Dizziness (1,335 reports)
  4. Weakness (1,313 reports)
  5. Nausea (1,304 reports)
  6. Breathing difficulty (1,264 reports)
  7. Diarrhea (1,237 reports)
  8. Fatigue (1,128 reports)
  9. Fall (982 reports)
  10. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (962 reports)

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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