Coumadin and Blood in stool - from FDA reports


Summary

Blood in stool is found among people who take Coumadin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have High blood cholesterol . We study 99,586 people who have side effects while taking Coumadin from FDA. Among them, 187 have Blood in stool. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood in stool and more.

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Coumadin

Coumadin has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in blood clots. (latest outcomes from Coumadin 103,657 users)

Blood In Stool

Blood in stool has been reported by people with irritable bowel syndrome, weight loss, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure (latest reports from 3,173 Blood in stool patients).

On Feb, 24, 2017

99,586 people reported to have side effects when taking Coumadin.
Among them, 187 people (0.19%) have Blood In Stool


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Coumadin cause Blood in stool?

Time on Coumadin when people have Blood In Stool *:

  • < 1 month: 44.44 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.22 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.22 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 11.11 %

Gender of people who have Blood In Stool when taking Coumadin *:

  • female: 49.45 %
  • male: 50.55 %

Age of people who have Blood In Stool when taking Coumadin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.62 %
  • 30-39: 4.94 %
  • 40-49: 4.94 %
  • 50-59: 9.26 %
  • 60+: 80.25 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (3 people, 1.60%)
  • Thrombosis (2 people, 1.07%)
  • Preventive Health Care (2 people, 1.07%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (2 people, 1.07%)
  • Pulmonary Hypertension Primary (1 person, 0.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (38 people, 20.32%)
  • Vioxx (31 people, 16.58%)
  • Lanoxin (29 people, 15.51%)
  • Digoxin (23 people, 12.30%)
  • Vasotec (20 people, 10.70%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • International Normalised Ratio Increased (73 people, 39.04%)
  • Weakness (38 people, 20.32%)
  • Haemoglobin Decreased (34 people, 18.18%)
  • Fatigue (22 people, 11.76%)
  • Rectal Bleeding (20 people, 10.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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