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Review: could Warfarin sodium cause Muscle weakness (Weakness)?





Summary: Muscle weakness is found among people who take Warfarin sodium, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Atrial fibrillation.

We study 47,419 people who have side effects while taking Warfarin sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,522 have Muscle weakness. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle weakness 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)

Muscle weakness

Muscle weakness (a lack of muscle strength) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain.(latest reports from Muscle weakness 181,414 patients)

On Nov, 28, 2014: 47,419 people reported to have side effects when taking Warfarin sodium. Among them, 2,546 people (5.37%) have Muscle Weakness.

Trend of Muscle weakness in Warfarin sodium reports

Time on Warfarin sodium when people have Muscle weakness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle weakness31.78%31.78%6.78%11.86%8.90%4.66%4.24%

Gender of people who have Muscle weakness when taking Warfarin sodium * :

FemaleMale
Muscle weakness46.42%53.58%

Age of people who have Muscle weakness when taking Warfarin sodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle weakness0.00%0.08%0.12%0.69%2.16%5.70%13.72%77.53%

Severity of Muscle weakness when taking Warfarin sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle weakness5.00%60.00%35.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Muscle weakness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Muscle weakness0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation (361 people, 14.18%)
  2. Hypertension (145 people, 5.70%)
  3. Pain (123 people, 4.83%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (120 people, 4.71%)
  5. Deep vein thrombosis (87 people, 3.42%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (609 people, 23.92%)
  2. Digoxin (587 people, 23.06%)
  3. Furosemide (578 people, 22.70%)
  4. Lasix (402 people, 15.79%)
  5. Lisinopril (401 people, 15.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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