Warfarin sodium and Muscle weakness - from FDA reports


Summary

Muscle weakness is found among people who take Warfarin sodium, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Digoxin, and have Atrial fibrillation/flutter. This review analyzes which people have Muscle weakness with Warfarin sodium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 51,510 people who have side effects when taking Warfarin sodium from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 01, 2017

51,510 people reported to have side effects when taking Warfarin Sodium.
Among them, 2,754 people (5.35%) have Muscle Weakness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Warfarin sodium cause Muscle weakness?

Time on Warfarin Sodium when people have Muscle Weakness *:

  • < 1 month: 31.79 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.21 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.21 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.82 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.28 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.13 %
  • 10+ years: 2.56 %

Gender of people who have Muscle Weakness when taking Warfarin Sodium *:

  • female: 47.24 %
  • male: 52.76 %

Age of people who have Muscle Weakness when taking Warfarin Sodium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.09 %
  • 10-19: 0.09 %
  • 20-29: 0.9 %
  • 30-39: 2.05 %
  • 40-49: 5.82 %
  • 50-59: 13.6 %
  • 60+: 77.46 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (357 people, 12.96%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (186 people, 6.75%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (153 people, 5.56%)
  • High Blood Pressure (128 people, 4.65%)
  • Pain (114 people, 4.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Furosemide (512 people, 18.59%)
  • Digoxin (512 people, 18.59%)
  • Aspirin (412 people, 14.96%)
  • Lasix (373 people, 13.54%)
  • Lisinopril (367 people, 13.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (701 people, 25.45%)
  • Nausea (520 people, 18.88%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (504 people, 18.30%)
  • Dizziness (464 people, 16.85%)
  • Pain (454 people, 16.49%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Warfarin Sodium

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