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Review: could Warfarin cause Muscle weakness?

We study 47,377 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

Warfarin sodium (latest outcomes from 49,113 users) has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter.

Muscle weakness

Muscle weakness (a lack of muscle strength) (latest reports from 1,330,468 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain.

On Aug, 13, 2014: 47,373 people reported to have side effects when taking Warfarin sodium. Among them, 2,546 people (5.37%) have Muscle Weakness. They amount to 0.19% of all the 1,329,548 people who have Muscle Weakness on eHealthMe.

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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  • 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.

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