Review: could Coumadin cause Scab?


Summary

Scab is found among people who take Coumadin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Synthroid, and have Angiogram . We study 70,780 people who have side effects while taking Coumadin from FDA and social media. Among them, 55 have Scab. Find out below who they are, when they have Scab and more.

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Coumadin

Coumadin has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from Coumadin 73,237 users)

Scab

Scab (a hard coating on the skin formed during the wound healing) has been reported by people with hair loss, lung disorder, heart rate increased, breathing difficulty (latest reports from 2,589 Scab patients).

On Jul, 28, 2016

70,780 people reported to have side effects when taking Coumadin.
Among them, 55 people (0.08%) have Scab


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Coumadin cause Scab?

Time on Coumadin when people have Scab *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 100 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Scab when taking Coumadin *:

  • female: 47.27 %
  • male: 52.73 %

Age of people who have Scab when taking Coumadin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 12.5 %
  • 50-59: 25.0 %
  • 60+: 62.5 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Angiogram (10 people)
  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging Brain (8 people)
  • Hypotension (7 people)
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy (7 people)
  • Anaemia (7 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (15 people)
  • Magnevist (14 people)
  • Lipitor (13 people)
  • Phoslo (12 people)
  • Omniscan (12 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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