Review: could Warfarin Sodium cause Iron Deficiency Anaemia?


Iron deficiency anaemia 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 Zometa, and have Breast cancer . We study 48,161 people who have side effects while taking Warfarin sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 155 have Iron deficiency anaemia. Find out below who they are, when they have Iron deficiency anaemia and more.

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Warfarin Sodium

Warfarin sodium has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in blood clots. (latest outcomes from Warfarin sodium 54,003 users)

Iron Deficiency Anaemia

Iron deficiency anaemia has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, acne, atrial fibrillation/flutter, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 9,680 Iron deficiency anaemia patients).

On Oct, 21, 2016

48,161 people reported to have side effects when taking Warfarin Sodium.
Among them, 155 people (0.32%) have Iron Deficiency Anaemia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Warfarin sodium cause Iron deficiency anaemia?

Time on Warfarin Sodium when people have Iron Deficiency Anaemia *:

  • < 1 month: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Iron Deficiency Anaemia when taking Warfarin Sodium *:

  • female: 76.62 %
  • male: 23.38 %

Age of people who have Iron Deficiency Anaemia when taking Warfarin Sodium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 3.68 %
  • 20-29: 2.21 %
  • 30-39: 15.44 %
  • 40-49: 4.41 %
  • 50-59: 26.47 %
  • 60+: 47.79 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (18 people, 11.61%)
  • Mineral Supplementation (14 people, 9.03%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (11 people, 7.10%)
  • Depression (10 people, 6.45%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (9 people, 5.81%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (70 people, 45.16%)
  • Aredia (61 people, 39.35%)
  • Lasix (51 people, 32.90%)
  • Furosemide (44 people, 28.39%)
  • Coumadin (40 people, 25.81%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (77 people, 49.68%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (59 people, 38.06%)
  • Asthenia (56 people, 36.13%)
  • Dyspnoea (52 people, 33.55%)
  • Anxiety (49 people, 31.61%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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