Warfarin sodium and Petechiae - from FDA reports
Petechiae is found among people who take Warfarin Sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Furosemide, and have Pulmonary embolism . We study 50,578 people who have side effects while taking Warfarin sodium from FDA. Among them, 121 have Petechiae. Find out below who they are, when they have Petechiae and more.
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Warfarin sodium has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from Warfarin sodium 54,018 users)
Petechiae (a small red or purple spot caused by bleeding into the skin) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, atrial fibrillation/flutter (latest reports from 8,235 Petechiae patients).
On Feb, 22, 2017
50,578 people reported to have side effects when taking Warfarin Sodium.
Among them, 121 people (0.24%) have Petechiae
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Warfarin Sodium when people have Petechiae *:
- < 1 month: 50.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 12.5 %
- 6 - 12 months: 12.5 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 25.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Petechiae when taking Warfarin Sodium *:
- female: 61.02 %
- male: 38.98 %
Age of people who have Petechiae when taking Warfarin Sodium *:
- 0-1: 1.87 %
- 2-9: 1.87 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 1.87 %
- 30-39: 0.93 %
- 40-49: 12.15 %
- 50-59: 27.1 %
- 60+: 54.21 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pulmonary Embolism (18 people, 14.88%)
- Pneumonia (14 people, 11.57%)
- Multiple Myeloma (12 people, 9.92%)
- Glioblastoma Multiforme (9 people, 7.44%)
- Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (6 people, 4.96%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Furosemide (39 people, 32.23%)
- Metoclopramide (23 people, 19.01%)
- Heparin (20 people, 16.53%)
- Lasix (19 people, 15.70%)
- Aspirin (19 people, 15.70%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Oedema Peripheral (34 people, 28.10%)
- Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (31 people, 25.62%)
- Pain (28 people, 23.14%)
- Fluid Overload (26 people, 21.49%)
- International Normalised Ratio Increased (23 people, 19.01%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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