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Review: could Coumadin cause Blood in stool?

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 Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol.

We study 72,224 people who have side effects while taking Coumadin from FDA and social media. 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 75,106 Coumadin users)

Blood in stool

Blood in stool has been reported by people with irritable bowel syndrome, ill-defined disorder, depression, weight loss, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 3,188 Blood in stool patients)

On Jan, 27, 2015: 72,224 people reported to have side effects when taking Coumadin. Among them, 187 people (0.26%) have Blood In Stool.

Trend of Blood in stool in Coumadin reports

Time on Coumadin when people have Blood in stool * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Blood in stool70.00%10.00%0.00%0.00%10.00%0.00%10.00%

Age of people who have Blood in stool when taking Coumadin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Blood in stool0.00%0.00%0.00%0.56%4.47%4.47%8.38%82.12%

Severity of Blood in stool when taking Coumadin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Blood in stool ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypercholesterolaemia (5 people, 2.67%)
  2. Prophylaxis (3 people, 1.60%)
  3. Obesity (2 people, 1.07%)
  4. Vitamin supplementation (2 people, 1.07%)
  5. Atrial fibrillation (2 people, 1.07%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (46 people, 24.60%)
  2. Lasix (39 people, 20.86%)
  3. Vioxx (34 people, 18.18%)
  4. Lanoxin (29 people, 15.51%)
  5. Digoxin (23 people, 12.30%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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