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Review: could Warfarin sodium cause Sleep aid (Insomnia)?

Summary: Sleep aid is found among people who take Warfarin sodium, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Furosemide, and have Atrial fibrillation/flutter.

We study 47,448 people who have side effects while taking Warfarin sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 661 have Sleep aid. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleep aid and more.

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Warfarin sodium

Warfarin sodium has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in blood clots. (latest outcomes from 49,198 Warfarin sodium users)

Sleep aid

Sleep aid (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 131,294 Sleep aid patients)

On Jan, 22, 2015: 47,431 people reported to have side effects when taking Warfarin sodium. Among them, 661 people (1.39%) have Sleep Aid.

Trend of Sleep aid in Warfarin sodium reports

Time on Warfarin sodium when people have Sleep aid * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sleep aid36.21%17.24%3.45%3.45%17.24%22.41%0.00%

Gender of people who have Sleep aid when taking Warfarin sodium * :

FemaleMale
Sleep aid45.12%54.88%

Age of people who have Sleep aid when taking Warfarin sodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sleep aid0.00%0.00%0.68%1.54%1.54%6.84%18.46%70.94%

Severity of Sleep aid when taking Warfarin sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sleep aid0.00%31.25%68.75%0.00%

How people recovered from Sleep aid ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Sleep aid0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation (76 people, 11.50%)
  2. Insomnia (72 people, 10.89%)
  3. Hypertension (54 people, 8.17%)
  4. Depression (46 people, 6.96%)
  5. Sleep disorder (44 people, 6.66%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Furosemide (133 people, 20.12%)
  2. Ambien (122 people, 18.46%)
  3. Digoxin (121 people, 18.31%)
  4. Lisinopril (120 people, 18.15%)
  5. Aspirin (113 people, 17.10%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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