Review: could Warfarin cause Fluid retention?
We study 47,385 people who have side effects while taking Warfarin from FDA and social media. Among them, 248 have Fluid retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Fluid retention and more.
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Warfarin sodium (latest outcomes from 49,119 users) has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter.
Fluid retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) (latest reports from 90,546 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis.
On Aug, 13, 2014: 47,373 people reported to have side effects when taking Warfarin sodium. Among them, 248 people (0.52%) have Fluid Retention. They amount to 0.27% of all the 90,503 people who have Fluid Retention on eHealthMe.
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||57.60%||42.40% |
Age of people who have Fluid retention when taking Warfarin sodium * :
|Fluid retention||0.00%||0.00%||0.45%||0.45%||2.27%||9.55%||28.18%||59.09% |
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 (24 people, 9.68%)
- Atrial fibrillation (21 people, 8.47%)
- Pulmonary arterial hypertension (20 people, 8.06%)
- Pulmonary hypertension (17 people, 6.85%)
- Depression (13 people, 5.24%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Furosemide (82 people, 33.06%)
- Digoxin (66 people, 26.61%)
- Lasix (51 people, 20.56%)
- Potassium chloride (45 people, 18.15%)
- Simvastatin (39 people, 15.73%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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