Review: could Warfarin cause Shingles?
We study 47,364 people who have side effects while taking Warfarin from FDA and social media. Among them, 203 have Shingles. Find out below who they are, when they have Shingles and more.
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Warfarin sodium (latest outcomes from 49,097 users) has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter.
Shingles (a painful, contagious rash caused by the chickenpox virus) (latest reports from 116,480 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma.
On Jul, 14, 2014: 47,356 people reported to have side effects when taking Warfarin sodium. Among them, 203 people (0.43%) have Shingles. They amount to 0.17% of all the 116,050 people who have Shingles on eHealthMe.
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 (47 people, 23.15%)
- Hypertension (20 people, 9.85%)
- Bone disorder (14 people, 6.90%)
- Prophylaxis (13 people, 6.40%)
- Atrial fibrillation (12 people, 5.91%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (87 people, 42.86%)
- Aredia (72 people, 35.47%)
- Aspirin (64 people, 31.53%)
- Furosemide (59 people, 29.06%)
- Decadron (58 people, 28.57%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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