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Review: could Warfarin cause Back pain?

Summary: Back pain could be caused by Warfarin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 47,300 people who have side effects while taking Warfarin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,071 have Back pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Back pain and more.

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Warfarin sodium

Warfarin sodium (latest outcomes from 49,027 users) has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in blood clots, deep venous thrombosis. Commonly reported side effects of Warfarin sodium include international normalised ratio increased, dyspnoea exacerbated, breathing difficulty, atrial fibrillation/flutter, weakness.

Back pain

Back pain (latest reports from 668,378 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 47,092 people reported to have side effects when taking Warfarin sodium. Among them, 1,071 people (2.27%) have Back Pain. They amount to 0.16% of all the 667,972 people who have Back Pain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Back pain in Warfarin sodium reports

Time on Warfarin sodium when people have Back pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Back pain32.43%25.68%1.35%10.81%24.32%4.05%1.35%

Gender of people who have Back pain when taking Warfarin sodium * :

FemaleMale
Back pain47.99%52.01%

Age of people who have Back pain when taking Warfarin sodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Back pain0.00%0.00%0.42%3.17%3.49%8.57%23.17%61.16%

Severity of Back pain when taking Warfarin sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Back pain0.00%66.67%16.67%16.67%

How people recovered from Back pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Back pain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (110 people, 10.27%)
  2. Atrial fibrillation (84 people, 7.84%)
  3. Depression (61 people, 5.70%)
  4. Osteoporosis (58 people, 5.42%)
  5. Metastases to bone (57 people, 5.32%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (327 people, 30.53%)
  2. Aspirin (268 people, 25.02%)
  3. Aredia (218 people, 20.35%)
  4. Lisinopril (206 people, 19.23%)
  5. Coumadin (198 people, 18.49%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • Ablation to treat atrial fibrillation resulted in atypical flutter ECG reading. Still awaiting treatment for this after 6 months wait

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • i really felt well before doctor prescribed the above meds. now i no longer feel like walking/exercising/ Doctor told me to drink grapefruit juice, but I read that one shouldn't if taking statens.

    Reply

  • From this study (4 years ago):

  • was taking lovenox 80 mg twice daily with warfarin titrated to INR effective of 2.4-2.5
    bleeding urinary started on day 10 of combined treatment

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