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 47,480 people who have side effects while taking Warfarin sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,664 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath and more.
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Warfarin sodium has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in blood clots. (latest outcomes from 49,238 Warfarin sodium 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 165,511 Shortness of breath patients)
On May, 17, 2015: 47,480 people reported to have side effects when taking Warfarin sodium. Among them, 2,664 people (5.61%) have Shortness Of Breath.
Time on Warfarin sodium when people have Shortness of breath * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Shortness of breath||30.89%||31.94%||7.85%||7.33%||12.04%||7.33%||2.62% |
Gender of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Warfarin sodium * :
|Shortness of breath||49.41%||50.59% |
Age of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Warfarin sodium * :
|Shortness of breath||0.00%||0.00%||0.37%||1.66%||3.35%||7.00%||15.36%||72.27% |
Severity of Shortness of breath when taking Warfarin sodium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Shortness of breath||5.88%||58.82%||29.41%||5.88% |
How people recovered from Shortness of breath ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Shortness of breath||0.00%||10.00%||90.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Atrial fibrillation (422 people, 15.84%)
- Hypertension (164 people, 6.16%)
- Pulmonary arterial hypertension (104 people, 3.90%)
- Pain (101 people, 3.79%)
- Multiple myeloma (96 people, 3.60%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Digoxin (702 people, 26.35%)
- Aspirin (610 people, 22.90%)
- Furosemide (596 people, 22.37%)
- Lasix (454 people, 17.04%)
- Lisinopril (403 people, 15.13%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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