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Plavix vs Aggrenox for a male patient aged 64

Summary: 7,687 male patients aged 64 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Plavix vs Aggrenox for a male aged 64. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Plavix (latest outcomes from 69,466 users) has active ingredients of clopidogrel bisulfate. It is often used in blood clots.

Aggrenox (latest outcomes from 4,360 users) has active ingredients of aspirin; dipyridamole. It is often used in stroke.

On Apr, 12, 2015: 7,687 male patients aged 61 who take the same drugs are studied in Plavix vs Aggrenox

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male61Blood Thinner

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Plavix clopidogrel bisulfateSanofi Aventis Us
Aggrenox aspirin; dipyridamoleBoehringer Ingelheim

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 61 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Plavix (Sanofi Aventis Us)Aggrenox (Boehringer Ingelheim)
Myocardial InfarctionCerebrovascular Accident
Chest PainNausea
DyspnoeaHeadache
NauseaVomiting
DizzinessDizziness
AstheniaTransient Ischaemic Attack
Coronary Artery DiseaseChest Pain
Cerebrovascular AccidentMyalgia
HypotensionAsthenia
Drug IneffectiveDyspnoea

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Plavix (Sanofi Aventis Us)Aggrenox (Boehringer Ingelheim)
Myocardial InfarctionCerebrovascular Accident
AnaemiaEyelid Oedema
Cardiac Failure CongestiveLip Swelling
NauseaRenal Failure Chronic
Angina PectorisEye Swelling
HaematemesisDysstasia
Coronary Artery DiseaseDizziness
Cardiac ArrestHypotension
HaematocheziaAsthenia
DiarrhoeaRenal Impairment

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Plavix1.37%8.25%35.05%45.02%10.31%
Aggrenox4.55%9.09%27.27%40.91%18.18%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Plavix (clopidogrel bisulfate) is often used to treat blood clots. Aggrenox (aspirin; dipyridamole) is often used to treat stroke. 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.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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