How effective is Plavix for Coronary artery disease (Coronary heart disease)?
Summary: 67 Plavix users have rated its effectiveness for Coronary artery disease.
Overall ratings: 3.8/5
Long term ratings: 3.8/5
This is a review of how effective Plavix (clopidogrel bisulfate) is for Coronary artery disease and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.
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What is Plavix
Plavix has active ingredients of clopidogrel bisulfate. It is often used in stent. (latest outcomes from 69,444 Plavix users)
Coronary artery disease
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) can be treated by Plavix, Aspirin, Lipitor, Simvastatin, Metoprolol Tartrate, Crestor. (latest reports from 35,170 Coronary Artery Disease patients)
On Jan, 29, 2015: 67 people are studied for taking Plavix in Coronary artery disease
Plavix effectiveness for Coronary artery disease (number of people):
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high |
Age of people who take Plavix for Coronary artery disease * :
|Coronary artery disease||0.00%||1.49%||0.00%||0.00%||1.49%||8.96%||17.91%||70.15% |
Who find Plavix more effective for Coronary artery disease?
Age of people who find Plavix more effective * :
|Coronary artery disease||0.00%||2.33%||0.00%||0.00%||2.33%||9.30%||20.93%||65.12% |
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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- How many/what percentage of older males who have had a stroke, have another while taking uloric?
Concerned as my Rheumatologist wants me to start using Uloric40 mg and while I see that their is a relatively small incidence of stroke occurring (unless you are part of the "small" group); I have been unable to locate statistics for those previous stroke patients that are now using or have used Uloric, and had another stroke.
- Do others have thigh pain taking plavix (1 answer)
I have been on plavix for 3 yrs and have thigh pain and weakness plus unstable gait and I want to go off plavix to see if that is the cuprit
- Is it safe to take both at the same time
tom had stents placed 1 1/2 ago ,,,,was only on Amlodipine Besylate 10 mg 1x a day ......and plavix and Ranitdine for heartburn... He just went to the DR and they told him to take losartan 1 time a day 50mg....Tom thought they said liptor ,,,,I recalling the Dr to make sure since I was not there at the time of this visit ,,,,,any suggestions if both high blood pressure med's are taken at the same time
- Could have birth control pills caused a lacunar infraction?
i had a ct scan done 2 months ago and it showed up with chronic lacunar infractions. I was very surprised the day before i was having a hard time getting some words out, but it has cleared up completely. I had ekg, holter montire and the echogram that puts a camera down your throat and all came back fine.
After hearing about the strokes i stopped taking the birth control pills completely. I did develop high blood pressure when i was pregnant with my duaghter 6 years ago and have been on medication for it since. I was n hte birth control pills for close to 15 years
- Is type 2 diabetes reversible after stopping plavix after a year being on the drug?
Can any Plavix, Protonix or Metoprolol can type 2 diabetes and can it be reversible after stopping the meds? I experience severe leg cramps in my muscles. I was on Atorvastatin for high cholesterol for 8 months before being taken off. If anyone can answer any of my questions it will be greatly appreciated.
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- Death in doses of plavix (1 response)
My G.P.s have given me a death sentence by keeping me on Plavix for nearly five and a half years. I kept telling them of all my side effects like terrible fatigue, difficulty in walking a few yards, lack of breath, loss of hair and loss of vocabulary. I never associated this with the drug they'd given me after my T.I.A. I thought my under active thyroid might be the cause but was told that was fine. They wanted me to take antidepressants and I insisted I was NOT depressed. Finally they agreed to a scan and it was found that I had developed alveolitis. No ...they couldn't tell me how this had happened. I had no connection with any of the causes of this 'farmers lung' But now I know as I found for myself on the internet. Plavix which I stopped immediately and took small aspirin instead . I have been off the deadly drug Plavix for three months but am no better as the alveolitis has now taken over. Soon I will swallow all the antidepressents I have been given as I feel my life is virtually over .....I can't even use a feather duster without collapsing in a chair. I haven't been back to the surgery since I stopped taking this drug. I can't trust my G.P.s anymore.
- Blood thinners before a surgery procedure
Evidently my surgeon did not have me stop Plavix soon enough before surgery. Add to this, the blood thinners he used "during" surgery and three days later a blood vessel lets go inside my nose.
The blood/trip to the E.R/Nasal Packing and then the removal 7 days later were horrific. The nose kept dripping blood for two weeks. Surgeon seemed like he couldn't care less
I know Plavix keeps the heart going but at what price?
- Ranexa and erectile dysfunction
I have experienced moderate ED with taking multiple heart and NO meds. This has been manageable and acceptable. Cardiologist added Ranexa (Ranalozine) 3 weeks ago and I am now experiencing complete erectile and ejaculatory failure.
- Plavix and miscarriage
I have had two miscarriages in the past two years. Both were at 5 weeks 3 days gestation. My doctors think it was my age and not the result of any of my drug regimen.
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