Review: could Warfarin Sodium cause Muscle Weakness?


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 Furosemide, and have Atrial fibrillation . We study 48,157 people who have side effects while taking Warfarin sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,545 have Muscle weakness. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle weakness 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)

Muscle Weakness

Muscle weakness (a lack of muscle strength) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, urinary tract infection, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 271,258 Muscle weakness patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

48,157 people reported to have side effects when taking Warfarin Sodium.
Among them, 2,545 people (5.28%) 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: 29.19 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.71 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.61 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.44 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.22 %
  • 10+ years: 3.83 %

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

  • female: 47.6 %
  • male: 52.4 %

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: 0.83 %
  • 30-39: 2.2 %
  • 40-49: 6.19 %
  • 50-59: 14.17 %
  • 60+: 76.43 %

Severity if Muscle Weakness when taking Warfarin Sodium **:

  • least: 4.35 %
  • moderate: 56.52 %
  • severe: 39.13 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Muscle Weakness **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Atrial Fibrillation (333 people, 13.08%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (114 people, 4.48%)
  • Hypertension (114 people, 4.48%)
  • Pain (94 people, 3.69%)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (83 people, 3.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Furosemide (516 people, 20.28%)
  • Digoxin (515 people, 20.24%)
  • Aspirin (414 people, 16.27%)
  • Lisinopril (366 people, 14.38%)
  • Lasix (354 people, 13.91%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (565 people, 22.20%)
  • Nausea (487 people, 19.14%)
  • Dyspnoea (470 people, 18.47%)
  • Pain (438 people, 17.21%)
  • Dizziness (426 people, 16.74%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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