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Review: could Coumadin cause Macular degeneration?

We study 72,192 people who have side effects while taking Coumadin from FDA and social media. Among them, 159 have Macular degeneration. Find out below who they are, when they have Macular degeneration and more.

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Coumadin

Coumadin (latest outcomes from 75,067 users) has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in blood clots.

Macular degeneration

Macular degeneration (painless eye condition that leads to the gradual loss of central vision) (latest reports from 32,799 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, diabetes, high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Aug, 11, 2014: 72,190 people reported to have side effects when taking Coumadin. Among them, 159 people (0.22%) have Macular Degeneration. They amount to 0.48% of all the 32,799 people who have Macular Degeneration on eHealthMe.

Trend of Macular degeneration in Coumadin reports

Time on Coumadin when people have Macular degeneration * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Macular degeneration0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Macular degeneration0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%6.78%93.22%

Severity of Macular degeneration when taking Coumadin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Macular degeneration ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (14 people, 8.81%)
  2. Breast cancer metastatic (13 people, 8.18%)
  3. Atrial fibrillation (13 people, 8.18%)
  4. Muscle spasms (12 people, 7.55%)
  5. Toothache (12 people, 7.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (41 people, 25.79%)
  2. Lasix (34 people, 21.38%)
  3. Zometa (31 people, 19.50%)
  4. Lorazepam (31 people, 19.50%)
  5. Digoxin (30 people, 18.87%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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