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Review: could Coumadin cause Rectal bleeding?

Summary: Rectal bleeding could be caused by Coumadin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take Lasix, and have Dvt.

We study 72,161 people who have side effects while taking Coumadin from FDA and social media. Among them, 196 have Rectal bleeding. Find out below who they are, when they have Rectal bleeding 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.

Rectal bleeding

Rectal bleeding (bleeding from rectum) (latest reports from 9,980 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety, gastroesophageal reflux disease.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 71,836 people reported to have side effects when taking Coumadin. Among them, 196 people (0.27%) have Rectal Bleeding. They amount to 1.97% of all the 9,968 people who have Rectal Bleeding on eHealthMe.

Trend of Rectal bleeding in Coumadin reports

Time on Coumadin when people have Rectal bleeding * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Rectal bleeding0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Rectal bleeding when taking Coumadin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Rectal bleeding0.00%0.56%0.00%0.56%1.67%7.22%13.89%76.11%

Severity of Rectal bleeding when taking Coumadin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Rectal bleeding50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Rectal bleeding ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Rectal bleeding0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Dvt (2 people, 1.02%)
  2. Infection (1 people, 0.51%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (48 people, 24.49%)
  2. Lanoxin (33 people, 16.84%)
  3. Vasotec (19 people, 9.69%)
  4. Cordarone (18 people, 9.18%)
  5. Aspirin (17 people, 8.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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