Coumadin and Macular degeneration - from FDA reports


Summary

Macular degeneration 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 Atrial fibrillation/flutter . We study 99,586 people who have side effects while taking Coumadin from FDA. Among them, 194 have Macular degeneration. Find out below who they are, when they have Macular degeneration and more.

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Coumadin

Coumadin has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in blood clots. (latest outcomes from Coumadin 103,657 users)

Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration (painless eye condition that leads to the gradual loss of central vision) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 14,041 Macular degeneration patients).

On Feb, 07, 2017

99,586 people reported to have side effects when taking Coumadin.
Among them, 194 people (0.19%) have Macular Degeneration


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Coumadin cause Macular degeneration?

Time on Coumadin when people have Macular Degeneration *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 88.89 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 11.11 %

Gender of people who have Macular Degeneration when taking Coumadin *:

  • female: 54.05 %
  • male: 45.95 %

Age of people who have Macular Degeneration when taking Coumadin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.7 %
  • 30-39: 0.7 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 7.69 %
  • 60+: 90.91 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (18 people, 9.28%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (18 people, 9.28%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (16 people, 8.25%)
  • Osteoporosis (14 people, 7.22%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (14 people, 7.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (42 people, 21.65%)
  • Zometa (39 people, 20.10%)
  • Lorazepam (34 people, 17.53%)
  • Digoxin (33 people, 17.01%)
  • Decadron (31 people, 15.98%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (65 people, 33.51%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (62 people, 31.96%)
  • Constipation (50 people, 25.77%)
  • Weight Decreased (47 people, 24.23%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (47 people, 24.23%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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