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A study for a 77-year old woman who takes Coumadin, Exforge

Summary: 15 female patients aged 77 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied. This is a personalized study for a 77 year old female patient who has Atrial Fibrillation. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Coumadin has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in blood clots. (latest outcomes from 75,118 Coumadin users)

Exforge has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate; valsartan. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 4,588 Exforge users)

What are the conditions

Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) can be treated by Coumadin, Warfarin Sodium, Flecainide Acetate, Digoxin, Sotalol Hydrochloride, Pradaxa. (latest reports from 87,313 Atrial Fibrillation patients)

On Apr, 27, 2015: 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
Malaise
Dyspnoea
Fatigue
Pleural Effusion
Asthenia
Sensory Disturbance
Blood Pressure Increased
Abdominal Pain
Large Intestine Perforation

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • My blood pressure is still up. I started taking 2 losartan a day a little over a week ago. Was not having symptoms as bad when taking only 1. Blood pressure seems to come down some with the clonidine. I think the extra losartan has triggered a reaction.

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