Coumadin and Blindness - from FDA reports
Blindness is found among people who take Coumadin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Lasix, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 99,586 people who have side effects while taking Coumadin from FDA. Among them, 175 have Blindness. Find out below who they are, when they have Blindness and more.
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Coumadin has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in blood clots. (latest outcomes from Coumadin 103,657 users)
Blindness has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, diabetes, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 19,559 Blindness patients).
On Feb, 22, 2017
99,586 people reported to have side effects when taking Coumadin.
Among them, 175 people (0.18%) have Blindness
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Coumadin when people have Blindness *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 20 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 20 %
- 2 - 5 years: 40 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 20 %
Gender of people who have Blindness when taking Coumadin *:
- female: 54.82 %
- male: 45.18 %
Age of people who have Blindness when taking Coumadin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.75 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 1.5 %
- 30-39: 3.01 %
- 40-49: 12.78 %
- 50-59: 18.05 %
- 60+: 63.91 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (15 people, 8.57%)
- Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (13 people, 7.43%)
- Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (8 people, 4.57%)
- Osteoporosis (8 people, 4.57%)
- Diabetes (8 people, 4.57%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix (30 people, 17.14%)
- Norvasc (21 people, 12.00%)
- Neurontin (21 people, 12.00%)
- Prilosec (19 people, 10.86%)
- Digoxin (19 people, 10.86%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (35 people, 20.00%)
- Weakness (30 people, 17.14%)
- Vision Blurred (27 people, 15.43%)
- Stroke (27 people, 15.43%)
- Stress And Anxiety (27 people, 15.43%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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