Review: could Warfarin cause Muscle weakness?
We study 47,364 people who have side effects while taking Warfarin 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 (latest outcomes from 49,103 users) has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter.
Muscle weakness (a lack of muscle strength) (latest reports from 1,327,912 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain.
On Jul, 13, 2014: 47,356 people reported to have side effects when taking Warfarin sodium. Among them, 2,545 people (5.37%) have Muscle Weakness. They amount to 0.19% of all the 1,328,017 people who have Muscle Weakness on eHealthMe.
Time on Warfarin sodium when people have Muscle weakness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle weakness||31.91%||31.49%||6.81%||11.91%||8.94%||4.68%||4.26% |
Gender of people who have Muscle weakness when taking Warfarin sodium * :
|Muscle weakness||46.44%||53.56% |
Age of people who have Muscle weakness when taking Warfarin sodium * :
|Muscle weakness||0.00%||0.08%||0.12%||0.69%||2.16%||5.70%||13.68%||77.57% |
Severity of Muscle weakness when taking Warfarin sodium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle weakness||5.26%||63.16%||31.58%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Muscle weakness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Muscle weakness||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Atrial fibrillation (361 people, 14.18%)
- Hypertension (145 people, 5.70%)
- Pain (123 people, 4.83%)
- Multiple myeloma (120 people, 4.72%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (86 people, 3.38%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (609 people, 23.93%)
- Digoxin (587 people, 23.06%)
- Furosemide (578 people, 22.71%)
- Lasix (402 people, 15.80%)
- Lisinopril (401 people, 15.76%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (8 months ago):
Items in section 3 are currently under evaluation. Most began to emerge, subtly, approximately 11 years ago and have intensified over the past 2-3 years. Myelomalacia involving a 9.5-cm segment of the posterior column of the spinal cord was demonstrated on MRI 2 weeks ago.
From this study (1 year ago):
Patient had a stroke 17 years ago.
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