Review: could Warfarin Sodium cause Empyema?


Summary

Empyema is found among people who take Warfarin Sodium, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Celexa, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 48,153 people who have side effects while taking Warfarin sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Empyema. Find out below who they are, when they have Empyema 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 53,625 users)

Empyema

Empyema (collection of pus in a cavity in the body) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, alanine aminotransferase increased, fever, rashes, renal impairment (latest reports from 1,223 Empyema patients).

On Sep, 03, 2016

48,153 people reported to have side effects when taking Warfarin Sodium.
Among them, 10 people (0.02%) have Empyema


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Warfarin sodium cause Empyema?

Gender of people who have Empyema when taking Warfarin Sodium *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Empyema when taking Warfarin Sodium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 12.5 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 87.5 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Prophylaxis (1 person, 10.00%)
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (1 person, 10.00%)
  • Acne (1 person, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Velcade (4 people, 40.00%)
  • Lortab (4 people, 40.00%)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (4 people, 40.00%)
  • Duoneb (4 people, 40.00%)
  • Celexa (4 people, 40.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Decreased (5 people, 50.00%)
  • Pneumonia (5 people, 50.00%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (5 people, 50.00%)
  • Fatigue (5 people, 50.00%)
  • Decreased Appetite (5 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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