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 72,224 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 has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in blood clots. (latest outcomes from 75,106 Coumadin users)
Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,342 Constipation patients)
On Jan, 26, 2015: 72,224 people reported to have side effects when taking Coumadin. Among them, 1,699 people (2.35%) have Constipation.
Time on Coumadin when people have Constipation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Coumadin * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Coumadin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Constipation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (243 people, 14.30%)
- Osteoporosis (163 people, 9.59%)
- Pain (135 people, 7.95%)
- Metastases to bone (117 people, 6.89%)
- Atrial fibrillation (90 people, 5.30%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (580 people, 34.14%)
- Lasix (453 people, 26.66%)
- Aredia (428 people, 25.19%)
- Aspirin (419 people, 24.66%)
- Ambien (267 people, 15.72%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I am only 10.5 stone and 36 years old, I have a swollen face too....
I've only taken 3 doeses (one a week) of Methotrexate, so I think it is too early for any side affects of this drug to kick in yet (I began the Warfarin on the Friday and the Methotrexate on the Monday (3 weeks ago)...
Help please?.... as all the consultants and doctors say is "Try enemas and water etc bla bla...." but I am now dependent on the Microlex enema to go...
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