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Review: could Warfarin sodium cause Shortness of breath (Breathing difficulty)?





Summary: Shortness of breath is found among people who take Warfarin sodium, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Digoxin, and have Atrial fibrillation/flutter.

We study 47,419 people who have side effects while taking Warfarin sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,663 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath and more.

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Warfarin sodium

Warfarin sodium has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from Warfarin sodium 49,175 users)

Shortness of breath

Shortness Of Breath has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.(latest reports from Shortness Of Breath 164,498 patients)

On Dec, 13, 2014: 47,419 people reported to have side effects when taking Warfarin sodium. Among them, 2,663 people (5.62%) have Shortness Of Breath.

Trend of Shortness of breath in Warfarin sodium reports

Time on Warfarin sodium when people have Shortness of breath * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Shortness of breath31.05%32.11%7.89%7.37%11.58%7.37%2.63%

Gender of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Warfarin sodium * :

FemaleMale
Shortness of breath49.42%50.58%

Age of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Warfarin sodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Shortness of breath0.00%0.00%0.37%1.66%3.35%7.00%15.36%72.26%

Severity of Shortness of breath when taking Warfarin sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Shortness of breath0.00%62.50%31.25%6.25%

How people recovered from Shortness of breath ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Shortness of breath0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation (422 people, 15.85%)
  2. Hypertension (164 people, 6.16%)
  3. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (104 people, 3.91%)
  4. Pain (101 people, 3.79%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (96 people, 3.60%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Digoxin (702 people, 26.36%)
  2. Aspirin (610 people, 22.91%)
  3. Furosemide (596 people, 22.38%)
  4. Lasix (453 people, 17.01%)
  5. Lisinopril (403 people, 15.13%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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