Review: could Warfarin Sodium cause Phlebitis?


Phlebitis 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 Zometa, and have Metastases to bone . We study 47,969 people who have side effects while taking Warfarin sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 86 have Phlebitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Phlebitis 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 49,826 users)


Phlebitis (inflammation of the walls of a vein) has been reported by people with hypotension, muscle haemorrhage, weakness, haematoma, international normalised ratio increased (latest reports from 5,992 Phlebitis patients).

On Aug, 22, 2016

47,969 people reported to have side effects when taking Warfarin Sodium.
Among them, 86 people (0.18%) have Phlebitis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Warfarin sodium cause Phlebitis?

Time on Warfarin Sodium when people have Phlebitis *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Phlebitis when taking Warfarin Sodium *:

  • female: 52.38 %
  • male: 47.62 %

Age of people who have Phlebitis when taking Warfarin Sodium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 6.85 %
  • 20-29: 2.74 %
  • 30-39: 5.48 %
  • 40-49: 2.74 %
  • 50-59: 20.55 %
  • 60+: 61.64 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Metastases To Bone (15 people)
  • Pain (10 people)
  • Prostate Cancer Metastatic (7 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (6 people)
  • Thrombosis (5 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (34 people)
  • Protonix (21 people)
  • Aspirin (20 people)
  • Faslodex (18 people)
  • Celebrex (17 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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