Review: could Warfarin cause Fluid retention?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 2, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.3/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 44,901 people who take Warfarin. Among them, 248 have Fluid retention. See who they are, when they have Fluid retention and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Warfarin sodium (latest outcomes from 48,989 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, breathing difficulty, dyspnoea exacerbated, atrial fibrillation/flutter, weakness.
Fluid retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) (latest reports from 86,947 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, multiple sclerosis.
On Feb, 25, 2014: 44,878 people reported to have side effects when taking Warfarin sodium. Among them, 235 people (0.52%) have Fluid Retention.
Time on Warfarin sodium when people have Fluid retention * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Fluid retention||0.00%||66.67%||0.00%||0.00%||16.67%||0.00%||16.67% |
Gender of people who have Fluid retention when taking Warfarin sodium * :
|Fluid retention||56.12%||43.88% |
Age of people who have Fluid retention when taking Warfarin sodium * :
|Fluid retention||0.00%||0.00%||0.48%||0.48%||2.38%||10.00%||27.14%||59.52% |
Severity of Fluid retention when taking Warfarin sodium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Fluid retention||0.00%||66.67%||33.33%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Fluid retention ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Fluid retention||50.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Metastases to bone (22 people, 9.36%)
- Atrial fibrillation (21 people, 8.94%)
- Pulmonary arterial hypertension (18 people, 7.66%)
- Pulmonary hypertension (17 people, 7.23%)
- Depression (13 people, 5.53%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Furosemide (81 people, 34.47%)
- Digoxin (63 people, 26.81%)
- Lasix (49 people, 20.85%)
- Potassium chloride (44 people, 18.72%)
- Spironolactone (37 people, 15.74%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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