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Review: could Warfarin sodium cause Alcohol abuse (Alcoholism)?





Summary: Alcohol abuse is found among people who take Warfarin sodium, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Simvastatin, and have Atrial fibrillation.

We study 47,419 people who have side effects while taking Warfarin sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 63 have Alcohol abuse. Find out below who they are, when they have Alcohol abuse and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Warfarin sodium and have Alcohol abuse >>>

Warfarin sodium

Warfarin sodium has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from Warfarin sodium 49,175 users)

Alcohol abuse

Alcohol abuse (problems with alcohol) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure.(latest reports from Alcohol abuse 7,358 patients)

On Dec, 18, 2014: 47,419 people reported to have side effects when taking Warfarin sodium. Among them, 63 people (0.13%) have Alcohol Abuse.

Trend of Alcohol abuse in Warfarin sodium reports

Time on Warfarin sodium when people have Alcohol abuse * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Alcohol abuse17.65%47.06%17.65%0.00%0.00%5.88%11.76%

Gender of people who have Alcohol abuse when taking Warfarin sodium * :

FemaleMale
Alcohol abuse23.88%76.12%

Age of people who have Alcohol abuse when taking Warfarin sodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Alcohol abuse0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.39%10.17%23.73%62.71%

Severity of Alcohol abuse when taking Warfarin sodium ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Alcohol abuse ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation (15 people, 23.81%)
  2. Deep vein thrombosis (6 people, 9.52%)
  3. Pulmonary embolism (6 people, 9.52%)
  4. Bulimia nervosa (3 people, 4.76%)
  5. Hypertension (2 people, 3.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Simvastatin (10 people, 15.87%)
  2. Furosemide (10 people, 15.87%)
  3. Digoxin (9 people, 14.29%)
  4. Aspirin (8 people, 12.70%)
  5. Lipitor (6 people, 9.52%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    (Asked by a 80 year old woman who has Chronic Chest Infection, and takes Warfarin Sodium)
    I have been on Warfarin for 3 years because of atrial fibrillation, and coincidentally or not, since then I have had a chronic chest infection which never clears. I have had scores of antibiotics which have not helped at all. When I cough I sound like I smoke 60 cigarettes daily, I have never smoked ...

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    (Asked by a 68 year old man who has Afib, Bladder Cancer Stage I, With Cancer In Situ, and takes Cialis, Indomethacin, Digoxin, Carvedilol, Flomax, Lisinopril, Warfarin Sodium)
    I have had two surgeries in the last 14 months to remove cancer from my bladder. Diagnosed with afib 16 months ago. Bladder is not healing due to the blood thinners, but I must keep my INR above 2.0. Every time I take the warfarin, I have more blood in my urine.

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    I'm sick of feeling like crap since I been on warfarin five years. And want to try msm

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    (Asked by a 63 year old woman who has DVT, and takes Warfarin Sodium)
    I had a deep vein thrombosis 3month's ago the doctor put me on warfarin the other day I have to go and renew my drivers licence and find out that my fingerprints is to weak. can the warfarin cause this problem

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