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Review: could Coumadin cause Gout?

We study 72,190 people who have side effects while taking Coumadin from FDA and social media. Among them, 343 have Gout. Find out below who they are, when they have Gout and more.

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Coumadin

Coumadin (latest outcomes from 75,061 users) has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in blood clots.

Gout

Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body) (latest reports from 57,459 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain, multiple myeloma.

On Jul, 12, 2014: 72,185 people reported to have side effects when taking Coumadin. Among them, 343 people (0.48%) have Gout. They amount to 0.60% of all the 57,447 people who have Gout on eHealthMe.

Trend of Gout in Coumadin reports

Time on Coumadin when people have Gout * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Gout50.00%33.33%0.00%8.33%8.33%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Gout when taking Coumadin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Gout0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.75%4.53%17.36%77.36%

Severity of Gout when taking Coumadin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Gout0.00%25.00%75.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Gout ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Gout0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (45 people, 13.12%)
  2. Hypertension (34 people, 9.91%)
  3. Depression (21 people, 6.12%)
  4. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (19 people, 5.54%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (18 people, 5.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (111 people, 32.36%)
  2. Allopurinol (92 people, 26.82%)
  3. Aspirin (91 people, 26.53%)
  4. Vioxx (69 people, 20.12%)
  5. Digoxin (61 people, 17.78%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • iN HOSPITAL FOR TEAR IN ARTERY, THEY PUT ME ON BLOOD THINNERS TO PREVENT CLOTTING PROBLEMS & STROKE = HEPRIN & COUMADIN 6mg.
    THEY ALSO CHANGED MY BLOOD PSI MEDS FROM (1 PILL/WATER PILL) COMBO TO 3 PILLS AND A PATCH TO LOWER BLOOD PSI FROM 175/100 TO 110/70
    THEN IT SLOWLY CAME BACK UP OVER 2 WEEKS TO 130/85 W/DAYS @ 145/98.. ??

    6-7 WEEKS BACK I ELIMINATED COFFEE, ALCOHOL, ARTIFICIAL SWEETNERS, & ADD NO SALT TO FOOD. I ALSO DRINK 6 TO 8 GLASSES OF WATER A DAY NOW & WALK/JOG ON TREAD MILL 15 MIN A DAY. i EAT SOOOO HEALTHY & STAY AWAY FROM HI PURIN FOODS.!!

    OUT OF HOSPITAL 7 WEEKS NOW.......>>>
    I HAVE HAD 2 GOUT FLAIRS = R-FOOT, ONE SEVERE FOR 3 WEEKS & 1 MINOR ATTACK.
    ALSO 2DAYS PAIN DOWN LEFT SIDE OF LEFT FOOT BETWEEN THE GOUT FLAIR TIMES.
    I...DONT ...GET...IT...????

    Reply

    Joel on Mar, 27, 2013:

    I want to add to my original post above,
    while in the hospital I had 2 scans done
    .....with CONTRAST.......
    .....while taking ....
    ........2000mg. of Metformin a day
    ..which can cause kidney damage...
    they are supposed to take you off METFORMIN
    2 days prior & post contrast to protect your kidneys...???!!!
    now I having Bad Gout flairs like crazy & I'm dieting (low purin foods & added 200mg Alapurinol)...uric acid levels are testing above 9
    One Dock said gout is not a indication of kidney damage.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • I used to have a mild form of gout which I controlled with diclofenac I now suffer from acute gout since taking warfarin and can no longer take diclofenac

    Reply

  • From this study (4 years ago):

  • Sudden onset of gout around ankle, achilles tendon. Taking Cordarone (until cardioversion in two days time) but it makes me hypothyroidic. Will then take Dronaderone.

    Reply

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