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Review: could Coumadin cause Fluid retention?





Summary: Fluid retention is found among people who take Coumadin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Lasix, and have Primary pulmonary hypertension.

We study 72,215 people who have side effects while taking Coumadin from FDA and social media. Among them, 673 have Fluid retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Fluid retention and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Coumadin and have Fluid retention >>>

Coumadin

Coumadin has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in blood clots. (latest outcomes from Coumadin 75,095 users)

Fluid retention

Fluid retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis.(latest reports from Fluid retention 17,802 patients)

On Dec, 16, 2014: 72,215 people reported to have side effects when taking Coumadin. Among them, 673 people (0.93%) have Fluid Retention.

Trend of Fluid retention in Coumadin reports

Time on Coumadin when people have Fluid retention * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fluid retention0.00%0.00%16.67%16.67%66.67%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Fluid retention when taking Coumadin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fluid retention0.00%0.00%0.00%0.42%3.37%10.11%15.37%70.74%

Severity of Fluid retention when taking Coumadin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Fluid retention0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Fluid retention ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (206 people, 30.61%)
  2. Atrial fibrillation (39 people, 5.79%)
  3. Depression (25 people, 3.71%)
  4. Osteoporosis (24 people, 3.57%)
  5. Pulmonary hypertension (22 people, 3.27%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (209 people, 31.05%)
  2. Tracleer (209 people, 31.05%)
  3. Aspirin (97 people, 14.41%)
  4. Digoxin (92 people, 13.67%)
  5. Revatio (86 people, 12.78%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    Sincerely,
    Tony
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