Coumadin and Pleural effusion - from FDA reports


Summary

Pleural effusion is found among people who take Coumadin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 99,586 people who have side effects while taking Coumadin from FDA. Among them, 1,868 have Pleural effusion. Find out below who they are, when they have Pleural effusion 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)

Pleural Effusion

Pleural effusion (water on the lungs) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, chronic myeloid leukaemia, multiple myeloma, pain (latest reports from 46,866 Pleural effusion patients).

On Feb, 01, 2017

99,586 people reported to have side effects when taking Coumadin.
Among them, 1,868 people (1.88%) have Pleural Effusion


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Coumadin cause Pleural effusion?

Time on Coumadin when people have Pleural Effusion *:

  • < 1 month: 23.44 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.19 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.06 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 23.44 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.62 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.25 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Pleural Effusion when taking Coumadin *:

  • female: 55.57 %
  • male: 44.43 %

Age of people who have Pleural Effusion when taking Coumadin *:

  • 0-1: 0.27 %
  • 2-9: 0.13 %
  • 10-19: 0.4 %
  • 20-29: 2.14 %
  • 30-39: 1.61 %
  • 40-49: 8.03 %
  • 50-59: 22.62 %
  • 60+: 64.79 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (172 people, 9.21%)
  • Breast Cancer (132 people, 7.07%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (117 people, 6.26%)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (116 people, 6.21%)
  • Metastases To Bone (114 people, 6.10%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (641 people, 34.31%)
  • Zometa (599 people, 32.07%)
  • Aredia (448 people, 23.98%)
  • Aspirin (423 people, 22.64%)
  • Digoxin (380 people, 20.34%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (676 people, 36.19%)
  • Pain (628 people, 33.62%)
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (555 people, 29.71%)
  • Weakness (552 people, 29.55%)
  • Atelectasis (550 people, 29.44%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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