Related topic: Warfarin sodium, Sleep aid
Review: could Warfarin cause Sleep aid?
Summary: Sleep aid could be caused by Warfarin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Furosemide, and have Atrial fibrillation.
We study 47,304 people who have side effects while taking Warfarin 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 (latest outcomes from 49,027 users) has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter.
Sleep aid (sleeplessness) (latest reports from 776,735 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain, pain relief by acupuncture.
On Apr, 12, 2014: 47,092 people reported to have side effects when taking Warfarin sodium. Among them, 661 people (1.40%) have Sleep Aid. They amount to 0.08% of all the 787,242 people who have Sleep Aid on eHealthMe.
Time on Warfarin sodium when people have Sleep aid * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Sleep aid||36.21%||17.24%||3.45%||3.45%||17.24%||22.41%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Sleep aid when taking Warfarin sodium * :
|Sleep aid||45.12%||54.88% |
Age of people who have Sleep aid when taking Warfarin sodium * :
|Sleep aid||0.00%||0.00%||0.68%||1.54%||1.54%||6.84%||18.46%||70.94% |
Severity of Sleep aid when taking Warfarin sodium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Sleep aid||0.00%||31.25%||68.75%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Sleep aid ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Sleep aid||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Atrial fibrillation (76 people, 11.50%)
- Insomnia (72 people, 10.89%)
- Hypertension (54 people, 8.17%)
- Depression (46 people, 6.96%)
- Sleep disorder (44 people, 6.66%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Furosemide (133 people, 20.12%)
- Ambien (122 people, 18.46%)
- Digoxin (121 people, 18.31%)
- Lisinopril (120 people, 18.15%)
- Aspirin (113 people, 17.10%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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omega allen on Dec, 19, 2012:
I AM A 39YROLD.BLACK WOMAN .I HAVE BLOODCLOTTING IN MY LEG N IM ON COUMADIN 12MG FOR 3DAYS N THAN 11MG.FO THE REMAINING DAYS.IVE BEEN ON MEDS FOR A MONTH N THEY ARE STILL TRYING TO DETERMINE THE CORRECT DOSAGE OR MEDS IF NECEASSARY..I ALSO SUFFER FROM ANXIETY ATTACKS.BUT HAVE BEEN OFF MEDS FOR 3YRS..I CANT SLEEP AT ALL ..THE MOST SLEEP I GET IN A DAY IS ABOUT 3HRS.IF THAT.I FEEL LIKE IM WIRED .SHORT OF BREATH WHEN I LAY DOWN SO I GET SCARED N STAY UP.HAIR LOSS N I GUESS IM WORRIED.I ALSO SMOKE CIGARETTES A PACK EVERY 2DAYS.I MISSED MY APPOINTMENT LAST WEEK BUT MY LAST LEVELS WERE 1.9 N IT GOES BACK TO 1.0 -1.5..MY QUESTION IS CAN I TAKE OTHER MEDS FOR SLEEPING OR ANXIETY?I WILL BE GOIN TO THE DOCTORS BY FRIDAY N I WILL CONSULT WITH DOCTOR.IM JUST FREAKN OUT CAUSE I HAVENT BEEN TO SLEEP NOW IN 4DAYS STRAIGHT.IF I FEEL LIKE I CANT BREATHE IT MAKES ME GET UP N IM AFRAID CAUSE SOMETIMES MY KIDS ARE AT SCHOOL N IM ALL ALONE.
Sharon on Dec, 22, 2012:
My husband used to have problems with panic attacks. Panic attacks are not caused by a deficiency of drugs. If your brain is low in certain neurotransmitters it can contribute to panic attacks. There are many natural substances that can be taken to "feed" your brain. One that helped my husband is 5-HTP. It can be bought in a vitamin shop. My son is autistic and my doctor recommended it for him too at a dose of two 100mg pills 4 times a day. If can start with trying it at bedtime or when you start to feel anxious. Also google deep breathing. When you become fearful and anxious if you pay attention, you will see that you are breathing very shallow. Slowing down your breathing you can bring a shift in your consciousness. I know this sounds too simple but it can make a big difference.
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Kenneth on Sep, 30, 2011:
I too have those same side effects, unable to sleep, flu like symptoms..general feeling of being unwell
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