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Review: could Coumadin cause Cough?

Summary: Cough could be caused by Coumadin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 72,161 people who have side effects while taking Coumadin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,749 have Cough. Find out below who they are, when they have Cough and more.

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Coumadin

Coumadin (latest outcomes from 75,036 users) has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in blood clots.

Cough

Cough (latest reports from 482,859 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 71,836 people reported to have side effects when taking Coumadin. Among them, 1,751 people (2.44%) have Cough. They amount to 0.36% of all the 481,280 people who have Cough on eHealthMe.

Trend of Cough in Coumadin reports

Time on Coumadin when people have Cough * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Cough29.41%22.06%19.12%5.88%8.82%10.29%4.41%

Age of people who have Cough when taking Coumadin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cough0.00%0.07%0.46%1.32%3.84%9.14%23.91%61.26%

Severity of Cough when taking Coumadin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Cough16.67%50.00%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Cough ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Cough0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (125 people, 7.14%)
  2. Osteoporosis (98 people, 5.60%)
  3. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (96 people, 5.48%)
  4. Atrial fibrillation (92 people, 5.25%)
  5. Depression (87 people, 4.97%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (469 people, 26.78%)
  2. Lasix (406 people, 23.19%)
  3. Zometa (397 people, 22.67%)
  4. Aredia (330 people, 18.85%)
  5. Digoxin (324 people, 18.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • since getting the respiratory infection, being on coumadin, levofloxacin and benazapril i have had terrible coughing and severe pain in my ribs and back especially when coughing. also blood expectoration

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • I am concerned about the drug Pacerone, as I am seeing no improvement after being taken off Propafenone 225MG every 8 hours, and the Dialtiazem also... suddenly my heart rate put me in the hospital emergency room, resulting in a cardioversion to slow the rate from 205.
    The replacement of Dialtiazem, and adding of Pacerone has me concerned, and I want to know what reactions have been reported, so I can discuss them with my doctor.

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  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • this cough started when i first started coumadin. continues after three weeks on coumadin. inr is 2.6. as a psychotherapist, it interferes with my ability to talk. even when i'm not coughing, there is a "tickle" in my throat like i'm getting ready to cough.

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