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Clopidogrel vs plavix for a male patient aged 57

Summary: 4,754 male patients aged 57 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Clopidogrel vs plavix for a male aged 57. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.


What are the drugs

Clopidogrel (latest outcomes from 9,899 users) has active ingredients of clopidogrel. It is often used in blood clots.

Plavix (latest outcomes from 69,462 users) has active ingredients of clopidogrel bisulfate. It is often used in stent.

On Mar, 29, 2015: 4,754 male patients aged 51 who take the same drugs are studied in Clopidogrel vs plavix

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male51chest pain

Drugs to compare:

Clopidogrel clopidogrelnot specified
plavix clopidogrel bisulfatenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 51 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)


Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Renal Failure AcuteMyocardial Infarction
HypotensionChest Pain
RhabdomyolysisCoronary Artery Disease
Myocardial InfarctionNausea
Chest PainDizziness
Cardiac Failure CongestiveDepression
ThrombocytopeniaCerebrovascular Accident
Angina PectorisHypotension

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
ImpotenceMyocardial Infarction
Rib Cage PainChest Pain
Gastric HaemorrhageCardiac Arrest
Metabolic AcidosisDizziness
Multi-organ FailureAnxiety
Renal HaemorrhageDepression
Haematocrit DecreasedHeart Rate Irregular
Disseminated Intravascular CoagulationHeart Attack
Angina UnstableLung Blood Clot
Coronary Artery OcclusionBlood Clots

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high

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Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Clopidogrel (clopidogrel) is often used to treat blood clots. 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.

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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