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79 year old male with COPD, histroy of A-fib, and currently taking coumadin.  Can the coumadin cause edema in legs and feet?  Can this lead to CHF?
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61536 tn?1340701763
Edema can be a symptom of CHF, but I don't know that it leads to CHF.  IIt is not a side effect that I'm aware of with Coumadin, so this is likely due to something else.  Definitely give the doctor a call.
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66068 tn?1365196781
Some meds to treat afib and high blood pressure, especially calcium channel blockers, cause foot and ankle swelling. I have afib and take (among other meds) cardizem, a calcium channel blocker. It caused edema, which has now been corrected by also taking a diuretic (HTCZ).

I also take coumadin and don't believe edema is a side-effect.
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