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Heparin (Heparin) - Pulmonary Embolism - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Cases with Pulmonary Embolism (20)

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Heparin where reactions include pulmonary embolism. The selected reports were submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year.

Possible Heparin side effects in 50 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-24

Patient: 50 year old female

Reactions: Renal Infarct, Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia, Pulmonary Embolism, Renal Artery Thrombosis, Deep Vein Thrombosis

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Heparin



Possible Heparin side effects in 75 year old male

Reported by a physician from Bulgaria on 2012-07-10

Patient: 75 year old male

Reactions: Pulmonary Embolism

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Heparin
    Indication: Pulmonary Embolism

Aspirin
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Xarelto
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: HIP Arthroplasty
    Start date: 2012-04-01
    End date: 2012-06-01

Xarelto
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Thrombosis Prophylaxis
    Start date: 2012-04-01
    End date: 2012-06-01

Other drugs received by patient: Carvedilol



Possible Heparin side effects in 75 year old male

Reported by a physician from Bulgaria on 2012-07-08

Patient: 75 year old male

Reactions: Pulmonary Embolism

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Aspirin

Xarelto
    Dosage: daily dose 10 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: HIP Arthroplasty
    Start date: 2012-04-01
    End date: 2012-06-01

Heparin
    Indication: Pulmonary Embolism

Xarelto
    Indication: Thrombosis Prophylaxis

Other drugs received by patient: Carvedilol



Possible Heparin side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-06-21

Patient:

Reactions: Abdominal Pain, Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia, Dementia, Pulmonary Embolism, Mental Status Changes, Intestinal Resection, Gastrointestinal Necrosis, Death, Abdominal Discomfort, Hepatic Encephalopathy, Hepatic Arteriovenous Malformation, Intestinal Ischaemia, Vomiting, Viral Infection, Nausea, Atrial Fibrillation, Cerebrovascular Accident, Small Intestinal Obstruction, Arteriovenous Malformation, Ammonia Increased

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tracleer
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
    Start date: 2010-08-05
    End date: 2012-05-06

Heparin
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 2012-03-01

Other drugs received by patient: Ativan; Lactulose; Rifaximin; Coumadin; Potassium Chloride; Zinc Sulfate; Ferrous Sulfate TAB; Omeprazole; Lasix; Keppra; Fosamax; Metoprolol; Magnesium; Calcium



Possible Heparin side effects in 11 year old female

Reported by a individual with unspecified qualification from United States on 2012-06-19

Patient: 11 year old female, weighing 68.1 kg (149.8 pounds)

Reactions: Pulmonary Hypertension, Abdominal Pain, Pulmonary Embolism, Drug Interaction, Pulmonary Haemorrhage, Anxiety, Respiratory Failure, Vena Cava Thrombosis, Pneumothorax, Renal Vein Thrombosis, Hypertension, Klebsiella Sepsis, Deep Vein Thrombosis

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ranitidine
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Chloral Hydrate
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Heparin
    Dosage: 70 u/kg, unk,
    Indication: Deep Vein Thrombosis

Enoxaparin
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Thrombosis Prophylaxis

Cefazolin
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Bivalirudin
    Dosage: 125 a?g/kg, unk
    Indication: Deep Vein Thrombosis

Bivalirudin
    Indication: Pulmonary Embolism

Bivalirudin
    Indication: Vena Cava Thrombosis

Argatroban
    Indication: Vena Cava Thrombosis

Bivalirudin
    Indication: Thrombosis Prophylaxis

Warfarin Sodium
    Dosage: 5 mg, qod
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Thrombosis Prophylaxis

Argatroban
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Pulmonary Embolism

Argatroban
    Dosage: 2 a?gkgmn, unk
    Indication: Deep Vein Thrombosis

Fondaparinux Sodium
    Dosage: 7.5 mg, unk
    Indication: Thrombosis Prophylaxis

Argatroban
    Indication: Thrombosis Prophylaxis

Argatroban
    Indication: Renal Vein Thrombosis

Other drugs received by patient possibly interacting with the suspect drug:
Activase
    Dosage: 1 mg/hr, unk
    Indication: Vena Cava Thrombosis

Activase
    Dosage: 1 mg/hr, unk
    Indication: Pulmonary Embolism

Activase
    Dosage: 1 mg/hr, unk
    Indication: Deep Vein Thrombosis

Activase
    Dosage: 1 mg/hr, unk
    Indication: Renal Vein Thrombosis



Possible Heparin side effects in male

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-06-15

Patient: male

Reactions: Pulmonary Embolism

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Heparin



Possible Heparin side effects in female

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-06-15

Patient: female

Reactions: Pulmonary Embolism

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Heparin



Possible Heparin side effects in male

Reported by a physician from Germany on 2012-05-25

Patient: male, weighing 112.0 kg (246.4 pounds)

Reactions: Pulmonary Embolism

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Heparin
    Indication: Atrial Fibrillation

Pradaxa
    Dosage: 300 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Atrial Fibrillation
    End date: 2012-05-02



Possible Heparin side effects in male

Reported by a physician from Germany on 2012-05-18

Patient: male, weighing 100.0 kg (220.0 pounds)

Reactions: Pulmonary Embolism

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Heparin
    Indication: Atrial Fibrillation

Pradaxa
    Dosage: 300 mg
    Indication: Atrial Fibrillation



Possible Heparin side effects in female

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-05-10

Patient: female, weighing 68.1 kg (149.8 pounds)

Reactions: Nausea, Pulmonary Embolism, Palmar-Plantar Erythrodysaesthesia Syndrome, Erythema, Hepatic Enzyme Increased, Burning Sensation, Liver Function Test Abnormal, Pulmonary Thrombosis, Unevaluable Event, Deep Vein Thrombosis

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Xeloda
    Dosage: 1500-1000 dose, bid varied
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Breast Cancer Metastatic

Xeloda

Heparin
    Indication: Anticoagulant Therapy

Other drugs received by patient: Restasis; Famvir; Lovenox; Thyroid TAB



Possible Heparin side effects in female

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-05-09

Patient: female, weighing 68.1 kg (149.8 pounds)

Reactions: Nausea, Palmar-Plantar Erythrodysaesthesia Syndrome, Pulmonary Embolism, Erythema, Hepatic Enzyme Increased, Burning Sensation, Liver Function Test Abnormal, Pulmonary Thrombosis, Unevaluable Event, Deep Vein Thrombosis

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Xeloda
    Dosage: 1500-1000 dose, bid varied
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Breast Cancer Metastatic

Heparin
    Indication: Anticoagulant Therapy

Xeloda

Other drugs received by patient: Thyroid TAB; Restasis; Lovenox; Famvir



Possible Heparin side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Italy on 2012-05-08

Patient:

Reactions: Limb Amputation, Haemorrhage, Respiratory Failure, Pulmonary Embolism, Thrombocytopenia, Peripheral Ischaemia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Anti-Vitamin K (Vitamin K Antagonists)
    Indication: Embolism Venous

Innohep
    Indication: Embolism Venous

Heparin
    Indication: Embolism Venous



Possible Heparin side effects in male

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-04-24

Patient: male, weighing 81.0 kg (178.2 pounds)

Reactions: Shock Haemorrhagic, Pulmonary Embolism, Perirenal Haematoma

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Neoral
    Dosage: 500 mg, qd
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Renal Transplant
    Start date: 2011-03-18

Heparin
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 2011-03-21
    End date: 2011-03-26

Previscan
    Dosage: 20 mg, qd
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-03-25

Other drugs received by patient: Clonazepam; Bactrim; Acupan; Lasix; Calcidia; Benerva; Acetaminophen; Mycophenolate Mofetil (Cellcept); Esomeprazole Magnesium; Prednisone TAB; Becilan; Ditropan; Novorapid



Possible Heparin side effects in 48 year old male

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-01-19

Patient: 48 year old male, weighing 71.5 kg (157.3 pounds)

Reactions: Renal Failure, Dyspnoea, Pneumonia, Chest Pain, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, Empyema, Thrombocytopenia, Deep Vein Thrombosis

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lovenox
    Dosage: 40mg q24 sq recent

Heparin
    Dosage: 5000 u once iv recent
    Indication: Intravenous Catheter Management



Possible Heparin side effects in 67 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Italy on 2012-01-09

Patient: 67 year old female

Reactions: Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia, Graft Thrombosis, Pulmonary Embolism, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Peripheral Ischaemia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Heparin

Other drugs received by patient: Clopidogrel; Aspirin



Possible Heparin side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-01-06

Patient:

Reactions: Haemothorax, Pulmonary Embolism

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Heparin

Vandetanib
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Malignant Glioma



Possible Heparin side effects in 84 year old male

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2011-12-13

Patient: 84 year old male, weighing 93.5 kg (205.7 pounds)

Reactions: Pulmonary Embolism, Treatment Failure

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Heparin



Possible Heparin side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-11-21

Patient: female

Reactions: Product Quality Issue, Respiratory Failure, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Heparin



Possible Heparin side effects in 79 year old female

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2011-11-14

Patient: 79 year old female, weighing 75.0 kg (165.0 pounds)

Reactions: Thrombosis, Dyspnoea, Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia, Supraventricular Extrasystoles, Jugular Vein Distension, Pulmonary Embolism, Painful Respiration, Tricuspid Valve Incompetence, Cardiomegaly, Therapeutic Response Decreased, Face Oedema, Hypoxia, Altered State of Consciousness, Sinus Tachycardia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Arixtra
    Dosage: 1.5ml per day
    Indication: Thrombosis Prophylaxis
    Start date: 2008-11-21

Heparin
    Dosage: 20iu3 per day
    Start date: 2008-11-28

Heparin
    Dosage: 14iu3 per day
    Start date: 2008-11-26
    End date: 2008-11-27

Other drugs received by patient: Warfarin Sodium



Possible Heparin side effects in 28 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Romania on 2011-10-10

Patient: 28 year old male

Reactions: Right Ventricular Failure, Dyspnoea, Haemoptysis, Pleuritic Pain, Pleurisy, Pulmonary Embolism, Pyrexia, Pulmonary Infarction, Overdose, Fibrin D Dimer Increased, Cyanosis, Pleural Effusion, Electrocardiogram Change, Sinus Tachycardia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Olanzapine
    Indication: Bipolar Disorder
    Start date: 2008-02-01
    End date: 2008-06-01

Enoxaparin Sodium
    Dosage: 2x1 mg/kg s.c
    Start date: 2008-06-01
    End date: 2008-06-01

Heparin
    Start date: 2008-06-01
    End date: 2008-06-01

Sintrom
    Dosage: titrated to efficiency
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2008-06-01

Other drugs received by patient: Clonazepam; Valproic Acid

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