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Review: could Coumadin cause Hernia?

Summary: Hernia could be caused by Coumadin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Lasix, and have Back pain.

We study 72,161 people who have side effects while taking Coumadin from FDA and social media. Among them, 174 have Hernia. Find out below who they are, when they have Hernia 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, deep venous thrombosis. Commonly reported side effects of Coumadin include international normalised ratio increased, dyspnoea exacerbated, breathing difficulty, weakness, nausea.

Hernia

Hernia (hernia happens when part of an internal organ or tissue bulges through a weak area of muscle) (latest reports from 40,438 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, dialysis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis.

On Apr, 9, 2014: 71,836 people reported to have side effects when taking Coumadin. Among them, 174 people (0.24%) have Hernia. They amount to 0.43% of all the 40,238 people who have Hernia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hernia in Coumadin reports

Time on Coumadin when people have Hernia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hernia20.00%60.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Hernia when taking Coumadin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hernia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.74%0.74%11.03%20.59%66.91%

Severity of Hernia when taking Coumadin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hernia0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Hernia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hernia100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Back pain (21 people, 12.07%)
  2. Osteoporosis (19 people, 10.92%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (16 people, 9.20%)
  4. Rheumatoid arthritis (14 people, 8.05%)
  5. Blood pressure (14 people, 8.05%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (48 people, 27.59%)
  2. Zometa (44 people, 25.29%)
  3. Fosamax (39 people, 22.41%)
  4. Lisinopril (30 people, 17.24%)
  5. Vioxx (28 people, 16.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

Comments for this study:

ashley (2 years ago):

Ashley
female
age 23
I was put on coumadin after i broke my neck in April 2007 right before i turned 18 years old. I was on it for a year and i was also on lovenox shots for about 3-5 weeks a long with the coumadin at fist. now at the age of 23 i just had my first hernia repair and i am two weeks into recovery and just developed a second hernia that is that size of a small grape. for being in very good health and 23 years old. The blood thinners seems to the only logical reason why i would develop a hernia let alone two of them.
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