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Review: could Coumadin cause Pleural effusion?

Summary: Pleural effusion could be caused by Coumadin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Lasix, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 72,161 people who have side effects while taking Coumadin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,608 have Pleural effusion. Find out below who they are, when they have Pleural effusion and more.

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Coumadin

Coumadin (latest outcomes from 75,036 users) has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in blood clots.

Pleural effusion

Pleural effusion (water on the lungs) (latest reports from 273,701 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, pain, osteoporosis.

On Apr, 9, 2014: 71,836 people reported to have side effects when taking Coumadin. Among them, 1,608 people (2.24%) have Pleural Effusion. They amount to 0.59% of all the 273,305 people who have Pleural Effusion on eHealthMe.

Trend of Pleural effusion in Coumadin reports

Time on Coumadin when people have Pleural effusion * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Pleural effusion31.11%15.56%13.33%17.78%17.78%4.44%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pleural effusion0.44%0.07%0.15%1.89%1.31%7.18%23.93%65.05%

Severity of Pleural effusion when taking Coumadin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Pleural effusion ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (161 people, 10.01%)
  2. Breast cancer (134 people, 8.33%)
  3. Metastases to bone (123 people, 7.65%)
  4. Osteoporosis (111 people, 6.90%)
  5. Atrial fibrillation (102 people, 6.34%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (580 people, 36.07%)
  2. Zometa (566 people, 35.20%)
  3. Aspirin (553 people, 34.39%)
  4. Aredia (433 people, 26.93%)
  5. Digoxin (377 people, 23.45%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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