eHealthMe - What patients like me said? eHealthMe - a cloud computing service for drugs

What patients like me said?

More tools

Review: could Coumadin cause Phlebitis?

Summary: Phlebitis could be caused by Coumadin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aredia, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 72,161 people who have side effects while taking Coumadin from FDA and social media. Among them, 356 have Phlebitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Phlebitis and more.

How are my drugs for patients like me? On eHealthMe, you can research 300 million drug outcomes from FDA and social media. All studies are personalized to gender and age. Start now, it's anonymous, simple & free >>>

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.

Phlebitis

Phlebitis (inflammation of the walls of a vein) (latest reports from 34,924 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, birth control, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain.

On Apr, 14, 2014: 72,161 people reported to have side effects when taking Coumadin. Among them, 356 people (0.49%) have Phlebitis. They amount to 1.03% of all the 34,676 people who have Phlebitis on eHealthMe.

Trend of Phlebitis in Coumadin reports

Time on Coumadin when people have Phlebitis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Phlebitis6.98%86.05%0.00%2.33%0.00%4.65%0.00%

Age of people who have Phlebitis when taking Coumadin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Phlebitis0.00%0.00%0.32%2.88%4.79%21.73%29.07%41.21%

Severity of Phlebitis when taking Coumadin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Phlebitis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (37 people, 10.39%)
  2. Oedema (31 people, 8.71%)
  3. Osteoporosis (27 people, 7.58%)
  4. Anxiety (26 people, 7.30%)
  5. Metastases to bone (26 people, 7.30%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aredia (121 people, 33.99%)
  2. Zometa (104 people, 29.21%)
  3. Aspirin (100 people, 28.09%)
  4. Ativan (89 people, 25.00%)
  5. Neurontin (87 people, 24.44%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Related topic: Coumadin, Phlebitis

You can also:

On eHealthMe, Coumadin (warfarin sodium) is often used for blood clots. Find out below the conditions Coumadin is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is Coumadin used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Could it be a symptom from a condition:

Drugs in real world that are associated with:

Could your condition cause it?

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 day ago):

  • on 3L 02 by nasal cannula for severe aortic stenosis and severe mitral stenosis

    Reply

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • Red ears and cheeks that feel warm to the touch. BP 142/78, pulse is weak but regular. When I stand up I get slight headache and I am shakey.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • Most recently, when taking all my medication as I have in the past, I have been getting double vision . I take it all together in the am, except for warfarin and atorvastatin, which I take in evening.

    Reply

Post a new comment    OR    Read more comments

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

Related study

- Coumadin side effects

 

Related symptom

- Phlebitis

 

 

Recent user comments

- "Parkinsons has become worse lately. Dry eyes. Indige ... " (2 hours ago)

- "Feeling sick for over a month of taking advil liquid ... " (4 hours ago)

- "Bone density test showing osteoporosis - put on acton ... " (8 hours ago)

- "So far pale stool occured only once (today) have been ... " (9 hours ago)

- "Loved the focus that came with adderall, if I take it ... " (11 hours ago)

 

Tools

- Check symptoms
- Check drugs
- Compare drugs
- Ask a question
- Write a review
- Report a side effect

 

Popular searches

- Java Coca
- Pvl
- Multiple Injuries
- Micturition Urgency
- Hot Flashes

   

Drugs: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Conditions: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Side effects: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Symptoms: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Advertise - Apps - Testimonials - Contact us

 
© 2014 eHealthMe.com. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of eHealthMe.com's terms of service and privacy policy.