Review: Shingles in Warfarin
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 20, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.3/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Shingles (Herpes zoster) by studying 44,787 people who take Warfarin. We analyze: the time on Warfarin when people have Shingles, gender and age of these people, the severity of Shingles, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Warfarin. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Warfarin sodium (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter, blood clots. Commonly reported side effects of Warfarin sodium include international normalised ratio increased, dyspnoea exacerbated, breathing difficulty, atrial fibrillation/flutter, weakness.
Shingles (a painful, contagious rash caused by the chickenpox virus) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, multiple myeloma, high blood pressure.
On Nov, 20, 2013: 44,754 people reported to have side effects when taking Warfarin sodium. Among them, 194 people (0.43%) have Shingles.
Time on Warfarin sodium when people have Shingles * :
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Gender of people who have Shingles when taking Warfarin sodium * :
Age of people who have Shingles when taking Warfarin sodium * :
Severity of Shingles when taking Warfarin sodium ** :
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How people recovered from Shingles ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (40 people, 20.62%)
- Hypertension (15 people, 7.73%)
- Thrombosis prophylaxis (14 people, 7.22%)
- Bone disorder (13 people, 6.70%)
- Atrial fibrillation (12 people, 6.19%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (80 people, 41.24%)
- Aredia (69 people, 35.57%)
- Aspirin (61 people, 31.44%)
- Furosemide (57 people, 29.38%)
- Decadron (56 people, 28.87%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- By jim bechard: I have water retention, high blood pressure, mitral leaky valve, have had 2 by-passes.
(for a 76 year old man who has Mitral Leaky Valve, and takes Warfarin Sodium, Furosemide, Tamsulosin Hydrochloride)
Can all these drugs combined cause the water on the lung. Should I give them all up and just take natural vitamins. All my troubles started in May and I am getting worse. Can the furosemide aggravate the water on the lung, or has it caused the water on the lung?
(Number of patients like jim bechard: 2,397)
- By Krystle: Has anybody had a tummytuck after a valve replacement and taking warfarin for life ? would love to hear from your experience as how eveything went : )
(for a 29 year old woman who has Aortic Valve Replacement, Mitral Valve Repair, and takes Warfarin Sodium, Metoprolol Succinate)
Here is a short history of my operation i have had hope this helps to answer my question : )
Diagnosed with Streptococcal endocarditist with large vegetation on aortic valve ceeding to the right ventricular outflow tract
Operation underwent on the 13.12.07
1. Aortic Valve replacement (22mm Medt ...
(Number of patients like Krystle: 2,079)
- By jjbaby: Can i take it while taking coumadin
(for a 50 year old man who has Taking Coumadin After Stroke And With A Fib, and takes Coumadin)
I am on Coumadin for blood clots after a recent stroke but due to sinus issues I would like to resume taking guaifenesin. Is it safe
(Number of patients like jjbaby: 1,333)
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