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Review: could Coumadin cause Multiple myeloma?

Summary: Multiple myeloma could be caused by Coumadin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 72,161 people who have side effects while taking Coumadin from FDA and social media. Among them, 469 have Multiple myeloma. Find out below who they are, when they have Multiple myeloma and more.

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On Apr, 12, 2014: 72,161 people reported to have side effects when taking Coumadin. Among them, 469 people (0.65%) have Multiple Myeloma. They amount to 0.35% of all the 133,432 people who have Multiple Myeloma on eHealthMe.

Trend of Multiple myeloma in Coumadin reports

Time on Coumadin when people have Multiple myeloma * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Multiple myeloma0.00%25.00%25.00%8.33%25.00%16.67%0.00%

Age of people who have Multiple myeloma when taking Coumadin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Multiple myeloma0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.58%13.51%23.87%61.04%

Severity of Multiple myeloma when taking Coumadin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Multiple myeloma ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (302 people, 64.39%)
  2. Osteoporosis (48 people, 10.23%)
  3. Bone loss (36 people, 7.68%)
  4. Neoplasm malignant (31 people, 6.61%)
  5. Pain (21 people, 4.48%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (271 people, 57.78%)
  2. Aredia (256 people, 54.58%)
  3. Revlimid (232 people, 49.47%)
  4. Dexamethasone (150 people, 31.98%)
  5. Decadron (146 people, 31.13%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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