Review: could Warfarin Sodium cause Rectal Bleeding?


Summary

Rectal bleeding is found among people who take Warfarin Sodium, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Digoxin, and have Atrial fibrillation/flutter . We study 47,969 people who have side effects while taking Warfarin sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 125 have Rectal bleeding. Find out below who they are, when they have Rectal bleeding 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 50,491 users)

Rectal Bleeding

Rectal bleeding (bleeding from rectum) (latest reports from 3,093 Rectal bleeding patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

47,969 people reported to have side effects when taking Warfarin Sodium.
Among them, 125 people (0.26%) have Rectal Bleeding


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Warfarin sodium cause Rectal bleeding?

Time on Warfarin Sodium when people have Rectal Bleeding *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 100 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Rectal Bleeding when taking Warfarin Sodium *:

  • female: 29.6 %
  • male: 70.4 %

Age of people who have Rectal Bleeding when taking Warfarin Sodium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 9.09 %
  • 50-59: 6.36 %
  • 60+: 84.55 %

Severity if Rectal Bleeding when taking Warfarin Sodium **:

  • least: 50 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Rectal Bleeding **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pulmonary Embolism (1 person)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Digoxin (15 people)
  • Furosemide (14 people)
  • Celebrex (8 people)
  • Atenolol (8 people)
  • Lasix (7 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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