Warfarin sodium and Alcohol abuse - from FDA reports


Summary

Alcohol abuse is found among people who take Warfarin Sodium, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Digoxin, and have Atrial fibrillation/flutter . We study 50,578 people who have side effects while taking Warfarin sodium from FDA. Among them, 64 have Alcohol abuse. Find out below who they are, when they have Alcohol abuse and more.

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Warfarin Sodium

Warfarin sodium has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from Warfarin sodium 54,018 users)

Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol abuse has been reported by people with depression, alcoholism, stress and anxiety, pain, quit smoking (latest reports from 10,880 Alcohol abuse patients).

On Feb, 01, 2017

50,578 people reported to have side effects when taking Warfarin Sodium.
Among them, 64 people (0.13%) have Alcohol Abuse


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Warfarin sodium cause Alcohol abuse?

Time on Warfarin Sodium when people have Alcohol Abuse *:

  • < 1 month: 29.41 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 47.06 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.76 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.88 %
  • 10+ years: 5.88 %

Gender of people who have Alcohol Abuse when taking Warfarin Sodium *:

  • female: 22.95 %
  • male: 77.05 %

Age of people who have Alcohol Abuse when taking Warfarin Sodium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 3.7 %
  • 40-49: 9.26 %
  • 50-59: 24.07 %
  • 60+: 62.96 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (14 people, 21.88%)
  • Deep Venous Thrombosis (6 people, 9.38%)
  • Pulmonary Embolism (4 people, 6.25%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (4 people, 6.25%)
  • Bulimia (3 people, 4.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Digoxin (10 people, 15.62%)
  • Simvastatin (9 people, 14.06%)
  • Furosemide (9 people, 14.06%)
  • Aspirin (8 people, 12.50%)
  • Chantix (6 people, 9.38%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • International Normalised Ratio Increased (32 people, 50.00%)
  • Nausea (10 people, 15.62%)
  • Fatigue (10 people, 15.62%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (10 people, 15.62%)
  • Weakness (9 people, 14.06%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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