Coumadin vs Effient

Coumadin
(Rx)
Effient
(Rx)
Coumadin is a blood clots medication.
Effient is an antiplatelet medication.
Satisfaction Score
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2.7
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
1.8
Concern level
2.5
Approval Date
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June 8, 1954
July 10, 2009
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
85,766 Discussions
1,420 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Blood Clots
#3 for DVT
#4 for Stroke
#6 for Heart Attack
Coumadin is taken to prevent Blood Clots and Stroke and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, it is prescribed for Clotting Disorder and DVT.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Heart Attack
#2 for Blood Clots
Effient is taken to prevent Heart Attack and Blood Clots and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Cou
Bruise
5
Bleeding
3
Headaches
2
Weight Gain
2
Allergy
2
Depression
2
Weight Loss
2
Dizziness
2
Nausea
1
Nose Bleeds
1
Eff
Clotting Disorder
10
Tiredness
6
Bruise
5
Dizziness
4
Allergy
3
Shortness of Breath
3
Bleeding
2
Rash
2
Headaches
2
Itching
2
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Coumadin
Cou
Effient
Eff
Bruise
Cou
Eff
5
5
Bleeding
Cou
Eff
3
2
Headaches
Cou
Eff
2
2
Weight Gain
Cou
Eff
2
0
Allergy
Cou
Eff
2
3
Depression
Cou
Eff
2
0
Weight Loss
Cou
Eff
2
0
Dizziness
Cou
Eff
2
4
Nausea
Cou
Eff
1
0
Nose Bleeds
Cou
Eff
1
0
Clotting Disorder
Eff
Cou
10
0
Tiredness
Eff
Cou
6
0
Bruise
Eff
Cou
5
5
Dizziness
Eff
Cou
4
2
Allergy
Eff
Cou
3
2
Shortness of Breath
Eff
Cou
3
0
Bleeding
Eff
Cou
2
3
Rash
Eff
Cou
2
0
Headaches
Eff
Cou
2
2
Itching
Eff
Cou
2
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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Not Available
B Category B
Before taking Effient during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Effient and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 1 mg, 2 mg, 2.5 mg, 3 mg, 4 mg, 5 mg, 6 mg, 7.5 mg, 10 mg
Solution: 5 mg
Tablet: 5 mg, 10 mg
Food Instructions
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Vitamin K may lower effect of drug, try to keep amount of foods in diet rich with vitamin K consistent.
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Warfarin Sodium
Prasugrel Hydrochloride
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Coumadin and Effient: Moderate Interaction. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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