Coumadin and Shingles - from FDA reports
Shingles is found among people who take Coumadin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aredia, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Shingles with Coumadin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 103,193 people who have side effects when taking Coumadin from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On May, 07, 2017
103,193 people reported to have side effects when taking Coumadin.
Among them, 606 people (0.59%) have Shingles
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Coumadin when people have Shingles *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 40 %
- 6 - 12 months: 20 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 40 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Shingles when taking Coumadin *:
- female: 59.63 %
- male: 40.37 %
Age of people who have Shingles when taking Coumadin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.42 %
- 10-19: 0.42 %
- 20-29: 1.05 %
- 30-39: 1.68 %
- 40-49: 14.11 %
- 50-59: 24.0 %
- 60+: 58.32 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (117 people, 19.31%)
- Osteoporosis (71 people, 11.72%)
- Pain (57 people, 9.41%)
- Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (56 people, 9.24%)
- Metastases To Bone (42 people, 6.93%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aredia (230 people, 37.95%)
- Zometa (220 people, 36.30%)
- Decadron (120 people, 19.80%)
- Lasix (114 people, 18.81%)
- Levaquin (111 people, 18.32%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (262 people, 43.23%)
- Stress And Anxiety (225 people, 37.13%)
- Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (212 people, 34.98%)
- Fatigue (202 people, 33.33%)
- Weakness (200 people, 33.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Shingles when taking Coumadin?
Coumadin has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in blood clots. (latest outcomes from Coumadin 107,316 users)
Shingles (a painful, contagious rash caused by the chickenpox virus) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, multiple myeloma, crohn's disease (latest reports from 39,244 Shingles patients).
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