Review: could Coumadin cause Hernia?


Summary

Hernia is found among people who take Coumadin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lasix, and have Osteoporosis . We study 79,042 people who have side effects while taking Coumadin from FDA and social media. Among them, 199 have Hernia. Find out below who they are, when they have Hernia and more.

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Coumadin

Coumadin has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from Coumadin 82,667 users)

Hernia

Hernia (hernia happens when part of an internal organ or tissue bulges through a weak area of muscle) has been reported by people with chest pain, abdominal pain upper, feeling abnormal, itching, hiatal hernia (latest reports from 8,286 Hernia patients).

On Aug, 31, 2016

79,042 people reported to have side effects when taking Coumadin.
Among them, 199 people (0.25%) have Hernia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Coumadin cause Hernia?

Time on Coumadin when people have Hernia *:

  • < 1 month: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 37.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 25.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 25.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hernia when taking Coumadin *:

  • female: 38.5 %
  • male: 61.5 %

Age of people who have Hernia when taking Coumadin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.68 %
  • 30-39: 0.67 %
  • 40-49: 10.07 %
  • 50-59: 20.13 %
  • 60+: 66.44 %

Severity if Hernia when taking Coumadin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Hernia **:

  • while on drug: 100 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (21 people, 10.55%)
  • Back Pain (20 people, 10.05%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (18 people, 9.05%)
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (16 people, 8.04%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (16 people, 8.04%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (51 people, 25.63%)
  • Zometa (45 people, 22.61%)
  • Fosamax (40 people, 20.10%)
  • Lisinopril (34 people, 17.09%)
  • Aspirin (28 people, 14.07%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Back Pain (43 people, 21.61%)
  • Dyspnoea (40 people, 20.10%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (40 people, 20.10%)
  • Pain (37 people, 18.59%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (37 people, 18.59%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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