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Effient vs Plavix, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 63

This is personalized comparison of Effient vs Plavix for a male aged 63. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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On Jan, 23, 2014: 7,358 people are studied in Effient vs Plavix

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male60Diabetes Mellitus

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Effient prasugrel hydrochlorideEli Lilly And Co
Plavix clopidogrel bisulfatenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 60 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Effient (Eli Lilly And Co)Plavix
Acute Myocardial Infarction (acute heart attack)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Chest PainChest Pain
Thrombosis In DeviceDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Angina Pectoris (chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
In-stent Coronary Artery RestenosisAsthenia (weakness)
Pericardial Effusion (fluid around the heart)Coronary Artery Disease (plaque building up along the inner walls of the arteries of the heart, which narrows the arteries and restricts blood flow to the heart)
DizzinessDizziness
HospitalisationCerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)
Epistaxis (bleed from the nose)Pain
DeathDrug Ineffective

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Effient (Eli Lilly And Co)Plavix
Erectile DysfunctionMyocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Chest PainAnaemia (lack of blood)
Fatigue - Chronic (long feeling of tiredness)Cardiac Failure Congestive
Iron DeficiencyCoronary Artery Disease (plaque building up along the inner walls of the arteries of the heart, which narrows the arteries and restricts blood flow to the heart)
Fatigue Aggravated (feeling of tiredness)Haematemesis (vomiting of blood)
Pepto BismolAngina Pectoris (chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Cardiac Arrest
Diarrhoea
Chest Pain

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Effient (Eli Lilly And Co)Plavix
Acute Myocardial Infarction (acute heart attack)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Chest PainChest Pain
Thrombosis In DeviceDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Angina Pectoris (chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
In-stent Coronary Artery RestenosisAsthenia (weakness)
Epistaxis (bleed from the nose)Coronary Artery Disease (plaque building up along the inner walls of the arteries of the heart, which narrows the arteries and restricts blood flow to the heart)
DizzinessDizziness
Pericardial Effusion (fluid around the heart)Cerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)
HospitalisationPain
DeathDrug Ineffective

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Effient (Eli Lilly And Co)Plavix
Erectile DysfunctionMyocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Chest PainCardiac Failure Congestive
Fatigue - Chronic (long feeling of tiredness)Headache (pain in head)
Iron DeficiencyAnaemia (lack of blood)
ItchingNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Fatigue Aggravated (feeling of tiredness)Coronary Artery Disease (plaque building up along the inner walls of the arteries of the heart, which narrows the arteries and restricts blood flow to the heart)
Pepto BismolHaematemesis (vomiting of blood)
Angina Pectoris (chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle)
Cardiac Arrest
Chest Pain

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Related topic: Diabetes Mellitus, Effient, Plavix

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On eHealthMe, Effient (prasugrel hydrochloride) is often used to treat stent. Plavix (clopidogrel bisulfate) is often used to treat stent. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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