Review: could Warfarin sodium cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?
Summary: Weight gain is found among people who take Warfarin sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, 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, 555 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
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Warfarin sodium has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in blood clots. (latest outcomes from 49,198 Warfarin sodium users)
Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 76,545 Weight gain patients)
On Jan, 16, 2015: 47,431 people reported to have side effects when taking Warfarin sodium. Among them, 555 people (1.17%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Warfarin sodium when people have Weight gain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight gain||14.29%||32.14%||10.71%||10.71%||17.86%||10.71%||3.57% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Warfarin sodium * :
|Weight gain||51.64%||48.36% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Warfarin sodium * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||0.68%||1.37%||4.57%||11.64%||20.55%||61.19% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Warfarin sodium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||5.56%||38.89%||44.44%||11.11% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Atrial fibrillation (49 people, 8.83%)
- Depression (33 people, 5.95%)
- Pulmonary hypertension (23 people, 4.14%)
- Sleep disorder (22 people, 3.96%)
- Arthritis (20 people, 3.60%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Furosemide (143 people, 25.77%)
- Digoxin (126 people, 22.70%)
- Aspirin (93 people, 16.76%)
- Lasix (88 people, 15.86%)
- Potassium chloride (84 people, 15.14%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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