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Review: could Coumadin cause Edema (Swelling)?

Summary: Edema 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 Metastases to bone.

We study 72,230 people who have side effects while taking Coumadin from FDA and social media. Among them, 802 have Edema. Find out below who they are, when they have Edema 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)

Edema

Edema (excess of watery fluid collecting in the cavities or tissues of the body) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis, metastases to bone. (latest reports from 22,148 Edema patients)

On Feb, 27, 2015: 72,230 people reported to have side effects when taking Coumadin. Among them, 802 people (1.11%) have Edema.

Trend of Edema in Coumadin reports

Time on Coumadin when people have Edema * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Edema50.00%20.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%10.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Edema when taking Coumadin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Edema0.00%0.00%0.00%1.37%1.97%8.50%26.40%61.76%

Severity of Edema when taking Coumadin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Edema0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Edema ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Metastases to bone (137 people, 17.08%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (106 people, 13.22%)
  3. Breast cancer (101 people, 12.59%)
  4. Osteoporosis (76 people, 9.48%)
  5. Pain (73 people, 9.10%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (409 people, 51.00%)
  2. Aredia (317 people, 39.53%)
  3. Lasix (228 people, 28.43%)
  4. Aspirin (172 people, 21.45%)
  5. Prilosec (168 people, 20.95%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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