Review: could Coumadin cause Shortness Of Breath?


Summary

Shortness of breath is found among people who take Coumadin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lasix, and have Pulmonary arterial hypertension . We study 96,586 people who have side effects while taking Coumadin from FDA and social media. Among them, 7,498 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath 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 101,806 users)

Shortness Of Breath

Shortness of breath has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, chest pain, pain, pneumonia, malaise (latest reports from 274,240 Shortness of breath patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

96,586 people reported to have side effects when taking Coumadin.
Among them, 7,498 people (7.76%) have Shortness Of Breath


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Coumadin cause Shortness of breath?

Time on Coumadin when people have Shortness Of Breath *:

  • < 1 month: 24.43 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.05 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.29 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.22 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.86 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.98 %
  • 10+ years: 3.17 %

Gender of people who have Shortness Of Breath when taking Coumadin *:

  • female: 61.78 %
  • male: 38.22 %

Age of people who have Shortness Of Breath when taking Coumadin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.12 %
  • 10-19: 0.58 %
  • 20-29: 2.21 %
  • 30-39: 4.83 %
  • 40-49: 9.71 %
  • 50-59: 18.88 %
  • 60+: 63.66 %

Severity if Shortness Of Breath when taking Coumadin **:

  • least: 13.64 %
  • moderate: 45.45 %
  • severe: 27.27 %
  • most severe: 13.64 %

How people recovered from Shortness Of Breath **:

  • while on drug: 28.57 %
  • after off the drug: 14.29 %
  • not yet: 57.14 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (1,838 people, 24.51%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (495 people, 6.60%)
  • Pulmonary Hypertension (453 people, 6.04%)
  • Hypertension (321 people, 4.28%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (313 people, 4.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (1,781 people, 23.75%)
  • Tracleer (1,227 people, 16.36%)
  • Aspirin (962 people, 12.83%)
  • Digoxin (945 people, 12.60%)
  • Zometa (845 people, 11.27%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (1,508 people, 20.11%)
  • Pain (1,342 people, 17.90%)
  • Chest Pain (1,329 people, 17.72%)
  • Nausea (1,263 people, 16.84%)
  • Dizziness (1,246 people, 16.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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