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Review: could Coumadin cause Shortness of breath (Breathing difficulty)?

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 72,207 people who have side effects while taking Coumadin from FDA and social media. Among them, 5,156 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath and more.

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Coumadin

Coumadin (latest outcomes from 75,087 users) has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in blood clots.

Trend of coumadin reports

Shortness of breath

Shortness of breath (latest reports from 1,368,535 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Trend of Shortness of breath reports

On Oct, 25, 2014: 72,203 people reported to have side effects when taking Coumadin. Among them, 5,156 people (7.14%) have Shortness Of Breath.

Trend of Shortness of breath in Coumadin reports

Time on Coumadin when people have Shortness of breath * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Shortness of breath23.62%38.19%13.07%10.55%7.04%4.02%3.52%

Age of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Coumadin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Shortness of breath0.00%0.00%0.49%2.55%4.82%9.17%18.94%64.04%

Severity of Shortness of breath when taking Coumadin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Shortness of breath10.53%42.11%31.58%15.79%

How people recovered from Shortness of breath ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Shortness of breath40.00%0.00%60.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (704 people, 13.65%)
  2. Atrial fibrillation (405 people, 7.85%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (329 people, 6.38%)
  4. Hypertension (253 people, 4.91%)
  5. Pain (237 people, 4.60%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (1,427 people, 27.68%)
  2. Aspirin (1,157 people, 22.44%)
  3. Digoxin (937 people, 18.17%)
  4. Zometa (796 people, 15.44%)
  5. Tracleer (656 people, 12.72%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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