A study for a 72-year old woman who takes Coumadin, Exforge
Summary: 15 female patients aged 72 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.
This is a personalized study for a 72 year old female patient who has Atrial Fibrillation. 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 75,111 Coumadin users)
Exforge has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate; valsartan. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 4,586 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 87,259 Atrial Fibrillation patients)
On Mar, 4, 2015: 15 females aged 72 (±5) who take Coumadin, Exforge are studied
Information of the patient in this study:
Conditions: Atrial Fibrillation
- 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:
|Interaction||Number of reports on eHealthMe|
|Exforge||The drug has been added in the study. Outcomes of the drug mix are shown.|
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|
|n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||Oedema 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)|
|Sensory Disturbance (sense disturbance)|
|Blood Pressure Increased|
|Large Intestine Perforation (hole in large intestine)|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Are everyone's hearts as I say "behaving this evening?" Had a full day without pvcs! Always a good thing! The last afib episode was in October! For some reason it always appears every 6 months! So I'm not due until April 2015! Will try to be positive and tell myself it's not going to happen!
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Drug effectiveness in real world:
- Coumadin for Atrial Fibrillation reported by 277 people (updated 1 day ago)
Complete drug side effects:
Coumadin side effects reported by 72,224 people (updated 1 month ago)
Coumadin side effects reported by 72,224 people (updated 1 month ago)
- Atrial Fibrillation (49 drugs in 2,249 reports) (updated 2 days ago)
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