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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 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Lasix, and have Primary pulmonary hypertension. We study 72,237 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.

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Coumadin

Coumadin has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in blood clots. (latest outcomes from 75,118 Coumadin users)

Fluid retention

Fluid retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 18,467 Fluid retention patients)

On May, 21, 2015: 72,237 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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  • using 10-12 mg. of warfarin as drug therapy following artificial aortic valve replacement. Notice weight gain without consuming more calories and fluid retention.

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