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Review: could Warfarin sodium cause Petechiae (Bleeding into the skin)?

Summary: Petechiae is found among people who take Warfarin sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Furosemide, and have Pulmonary embolism.

We study 47,414 people who have side effects while taking Warfarin sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 140 have Petechiae. Find out below who they are, when they have Petechiae and more.

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Warfarin sodium

Warfarin sodium (latest outcomes from 49,167 users) has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in blood clots.

Trend of warfarin sodium reports

Petechiae

Petechiae (a small red or purple spot caused by bleeding into the skin) (latest reports from 6,461 patients) has been reported by people with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, multiple myeloma.

Trend of Petechiae reports

On Nov, 12, 2014: 47,414 people reported to have side effects when taking Warfarin sodium. Among them, 140 people (0.30%) have Petechiae.

Trend of Petechiae in Warfarin sodium reports

Time on Warfarin sodium when people have Petechiae * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Petechiae27.78%16.67%16.67%11.11%5.56%16.67%5.56%

Gender of people who have Petechiae when taking Warfarin sodium * :

FemaleMale
Petechiae66.91%33.09%

Age of people who have Petechiae when taking Warfarin sodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Petechiae1.59%1.59%0.00%3.17%1.59%14.29%24.60%53.17%

Severity of Petechiae when taking Warfarin sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Petechiae11.11%77.78%11.11%0.00%

How people recovered from Petechiae ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Petechiae0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pulmonary embolism (23 people, 16.43%)
  2. Pneumonia (14 people, 10.00%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (11 people, 7.86%)
  4. Glioblastoma multiforme (9 people, 6.43%)
  5. Atrial fibrillation (7 people, 5.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Furosemide (40 people, 28.57%)
  2. Metoclopramide (23 people, 16.43%)
  3. Aspirin (23 people, 16.43%)
  4. Heparin (21 people, 15.00%)
  5. Lasix (19 people, 13.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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