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Review: could Warfarin sodium cause Fainting?





Summary: Fainting 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 Digoxin, and have Atrial fibrillation.

We study 47,419 people who have side effects while taking Warfarin sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 778 have Fainting. Find out below who they are, when they have Fainting 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 49,175 users)

Fainting

Fainting (loss of consciousness and postural tone) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis.(latest reports from Fainting 49,633 patients)

On Nov, 29, 2014: 47,419 people reported to have side effects when taking Warfarin sodium. Among them, 778 people (1.64%) have Fainting.

Trend of Fainting in Warfarin sodium reports

Time on Warfarin sodium when people have Fainting * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fainting26.42%33.96%16.98%9.43%5.66%3.77%3.77%

Gender of people who have Fainting when taking Warfarin sodium * :

FemaleMale
Fainting48.15%51.85%

Age of people who have Fainting when taking Warfarin sodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fainting0.14%0.00%0.43%1.00%1.87%6.31%15.78%74.46%

Severity of Fainting when taking Warfarin sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Fainting0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Fainting ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation (137 people, 17.61%)
  2. Hypertension (70 people, 9.00%)
  3. Depression (54 people, 6.94%)
  4. Nausea (37 people, 4.76%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (34 people, 4.37%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Digoxin (203 people, 26.09%)
  2. Furosemide (187 people, 24.04%)
  3. Aspirin (160 people, 20.57%)
  4. Lisinopril (151 people, 19.41%)
  5. Coumadin (98 people, 12.60%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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