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Review: could Warfarin cause Phlebitis?

Summary: Phlebitis could be caused by Warfarin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zometa, and have Metastases to bone.

We study 47,304 people who have side effects while taking Warfarin from FDA and social media. Among them, 93 have Phlebitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Phlebitis and more.

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Warfarin sodium

Warfarin sodium (latest outcomes from 49,027 users) has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter.

Phlebitis

Phlebitis (inflammation of the walls of a vein) (latest reports from 34,839 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, birth control, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 47,092 people reported to have side effects when taking Warfarin sodium. Among them, 93 people (0.20%) have Phlebitis. They amount to 0.27% of all the 34,358 people who have Phlebitis on eHealthMe.

Trend of Phlebitis in Warfarin sodium reports

Time on Warfarin sodium when people have Phlebitis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Phlebitis50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Phlebitis54.37%45.63%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Phlebitis0.00%0.00%6.59%2.20%4.40%6.59%20.88%59.34%

Severity of Phlebitis when taking Warfarin sodium ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Phlebitis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Metastases to bone (15 people, 16.13%)
  2. Prostate cancer metastatic (13 people, 13.98%)
  3. Pain (8 people, 8.60%)
  4. Iron deficiency anaemia (5 people, 5.38%)
  5. Contraception (5 people, 5.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (40 people, 43.01%)
  2. Aspirin (32 people, 34.41%)
  3. Fosamax (24 people, 25.81%)
  4. Calcium (23 people, 24.73%)
  5. Protonix (23 people, 24.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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