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Review: could Coumadin cause Constipation?

Summary: Constipation is found among people who take Coumadin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 72,230 people who have side effects while taking Coumadin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,699 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Coumadin

Coumadin has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in blood clots. (latest outcomes from 75,111 Coumadin users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,454 Constipation patients)

On Feb, 25, 2015: 72,230 people reported to have side effects when taking Coumadin. Among them, 1,699 people (2.35%) have Constipation.

Trend of Constipation in Coumadin reports

Time on Coumadin when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation51.72%20.69%6.90%3.45%13.79%3.45%0.00%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Coumadin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.00%0.14%0.07%1.11%2.16%11.68%20.86%63.98%

Severity of Constipation when taking Coumadin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%71.43%28.57%0.00%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Constipation0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (243 people, 14.30%)
  2. Osteoporosis (163 people, 9.59%)
  3. Pain (135 people, 7.95%)
  4. Metastases to bone (117 people, 6.89%)
  5. Atrial fibrillation (90 people, 5.30%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (580 people, 34.14%)
  2. Lasix (453 people, 26.66%)
  3. Aredia (428 people, 25.19%)
  4. Aspirin (419 people, 24.66%)
  5. Ambien (267 people, 15.72%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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