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Review: could Warfarin cause Fainting?

Summary: Fainting could be caused by Warfarin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Digoxin, and have Atrial fibrillation.

We study 47,300 people who have side effects while taking Warfarin 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 (latest outcomes from 49,027 users) has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter.

Fainting

Fainting (loss of consciousness and postural tone) (latest reports from 317,172 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 47,092 people reported to have side effects when taking Warfarin sodium. Among them, 778 people (1.65%) have Fainting. They amount to 0.25% of all the 317,079 people who have Fainting on eHealthMe.

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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