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Review: could Warfarin cause Impaired driving ability?

We study 47,364 people who have side effects while taking Warfarin from FDA and social media. Among them, 34 have Impaired driving ability. Find out below who they are, when they have Impaired driving ability and more.

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Warfarin sodium

Warfarin sodium (latest outcomes from 49,097 users) has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter.

Impaired driving ability

Impaired driving ability (latest reports from 24,961 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, insomnia, pain, high blood pressure.

On Jul, 21, 2014: 47,364 people reported to have side effects when taking Warfarin sodium. Among them, 34 people (0.07%) have Impaired Driving Ability. They amount to 0.14% of all the 24,956 people who have Impaired Driving Ability on eHealthMe.

Trend of Impaired driving ability in Warfarin sodium reports

Time on Warfarin sodium when people have Impaired driving ability * :

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Gender of people who have Impaired driving ability when taking Warfarin sodium * :

FemaleMale
Impaired driving ability41.86%58.14%

Age of people who have Impaired driving ability when taking Warfarin sodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Impaired driving ability0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%2.70%16.22%10.81%70.27%

Severity of Impaired driving ability when taking Warfarin sodium ** :

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How people recovered from Impaired driving ability ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (8 people, 23.53%)
  2. Smoking cessation therapy (5 people, 14.71%)
  3. Anxiety (5 people, 14.71%)
  4. Pain (5 people, 14.71%)
  5. Irritable bowel syndrome (5 people, 14.71%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Xanax (12 people, 35.29%)
  2. Metformin hcl (11 people, 32.35%)
  3. Simvastatin (11 people, 32.35%)
  4. Ambien (11 people, 32.35%)
  5. Aspirin (11 people, 32.35%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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