Review: could Warfarin Sodium cause Fluid Retention?


Summary

Fluid retention is found among people who take Warfarin Sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Furosemide, and have Metastases to bone . We study 48,157 people who have side effects while taking Warfarin sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 249 have Fluid retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Fluid retention 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 53,624 users)

Fluid Retention

Fluid retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, weakness, diarrhea, joint pain (latest reports from 33,889 Fluid retention patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

48,157 people reported to have side effects when taking Warfarin Sodium.
Among them, 249 people (0.52%) have Fluid Retention


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Warfarin sodium cause Fluid retention?

Time on Warfarin Sodium when people have Fluid Retention *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 71.43 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.29 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 14.29 %

Gender of people who have Fluid Retention when taking Warfarin Sodium *:

  • female: 55.33 %
  • male: 44.67 %

Age of people who have Fluid Retention when taking Warfarin Sodium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.47 %
  • 20-29: 0.47 %
  • 30-39: 2.35 %
  • 40-49: 9.86 %
  • 50-59: 27.23 %
  • 60+: 59.62 %

Severity if Fluid Retention when taking Warfarin Sodium **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Fluid Retention **:

  • while on drug: 33.33 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Metastases To Bone (24 people, 9.64%)
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (21 people, 8.43%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (21 people, 8.43%)
  • Pulmonary Hypertension (17 people, 6.83%)
  • Depression (13 people, 5.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Furosemide (81 people, 32.53%)
  • Digoxin (67 people, 26.91%)
  • Lasix (51 people, 20.48%)
  • Simvastatin (39 people, 15.66%)
  • Celebrex (39 people, 15.66%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Increased (60 people, 24.10%)
  • Dyspnoea (58 people, 23.29%)
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (51 people, 20.48%)
  • Anaemia (45 people, 18.07%)
  • Nausea (41 people, 16.47%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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