Review: could Coumadin cause Bloody Sputum?


Bloody sputum is found among people who take Coumadin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Lasix, and have Atrial fibrillation . We study 78,087 people who have side effects while taking Coumadin from FDA and social media. Among them, 701 have Bloody sputum. Find out below who they are, when they have Bloody sputum and more.

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Coumadin has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from Coumadin 80,735 users)

Bloody Sputum

Bloody sputum (blood in sputum) has been reported by people with fever, rashes, tinnitus, neoplasm progression, diarrhea (latest reports from 13,604 Bloody sputum patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

78,087 people reported to have side effects when taking Coumadin.
Among them, 701 people (0.9%) have Bloody Sputum

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Coumadin cause Bloody sputum?

Time on Coumadin when people have Bloody Sputum *:

  • < 1 month: 12.9 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.58 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 22.58 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 25.81 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.45 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.68 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Bloody Sputum when taking Coumadin *:

  • female: 43.22 %
  • male: 56.78 %

Age of people who have Bloody Sputum when taking Coumadin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.62 %
  • 20-29: 3.42 %
  • 30-39: 2.88 %
  • 40-49: 6.65 %
  • 50-59: 17.99 %
  • 60+: 67.45 %

Severity if Bloody Sputum when taking Coumadin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Bloody Sputum **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Atrial Fibrillation (59 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (58 people)
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (37 people)
  • Pain (34 people)
  • Pulmonary Hypertension (26 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (162 people)
  • Aspirin (121 people)
  • Zometa (114 people)
  • Lisinopril (94 people)
  • Digoxin (85 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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