Review: taking Voltaren and Plavix together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Voltaren and Plavix together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Voltaren and Plavix. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 682 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Voltaren

Voltaren has active ingredients of diclofenac sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Voltaren 19,672 users)

Plavix

Plavix has active ingredients of clopidogrel bisulfate. It is often used in stent. (latest outcomes from Plavix 68,017 users)

On Jul, 28, 2016

682 people who take Voltaren, Plavix are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Voltaren and Plavix drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Voltaren:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Plavix:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Voltaren:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • male: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
Plavix:
  • female: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • male: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Voltaren:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
Plavix:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • melaena
  • renal failure acute
  • anaemia
  • hyperkalaemia
  • neutrophil count decreased
  • septic shock
  • corneal epithelium defect
  • corneal pigmentation
  • fall
1 - 6 months:
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • gastric ulcer
  • pyrexia
  • renal failure acute
  • diverticulum intestinal haemorrhagic
  • drug ineffective
  • epistaxis
  • fatigue
  • hiatus hernia
6 - 12 months:
  • anaemia
  • rectal haemorrhage
  • altered state of consciousness
  • arteriosclerosis coronary artery
  • constipation
  • contusion
  • dizziness
  • fatigue
  • haematoma
  • haemorrhage subcutaneous
1 - 2 years:
  • abdominal pain upper
  • cold sweat
  • dizziness
  • dyspepsia
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • hepatitis acute
  • orthostatic hypotension
  • vomiting
  • abdominal pain
  • colon cancer
2 - 5 years:
  • cerebral infarction
  • hemiplegia
  • speech disorder
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • abdominal pain
  • angina unstable
  • dyspnoea
  • gastric ulcer
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • hiatus hernia
5 - 10 years:
  • bladder disorder
  • duodenal ulcer
  • gastric haemorrhage
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • fall
  • dizziness
  • gastric ulcer
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • transient ischaemic attack
  • anastomotic ulcer
10+ years:
  • contusion
  • faeces discoloured
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • ill-defined disorder
not specified:
  • chest pain
  • anaemia
  • pain
  • nausea
  • oedema peripheral
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • cough
  • dizziness
  • galactorrhoea

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • anaemia
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • chest pain
  • galactorrhoea
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • rectal haemorrhage
  • fall
  • contusion
  • constipation
male:
  • anaemia
  • chest pain
  • pyrexia
  • myocardial infarction
  • hypertension
  • dizziness
  • pain
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • confusional state
  • angina pectoris

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • balance disorder
  • bradycardia
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • convulsion
  • diabetic complication
  • dyspnoea
  • hyponatraemia
  • hypotension
  • nervous system disorder
  • orthopnoea
20-29:
  • central obesity
  • death
30-39:
  • chest pain
  • galactorrhoea
  • loss of consciousness
  • pericardial haemorrhage
  • nephrogenic systemic fibrosis
  • joint contracture
  • thrombosis
  • disability
  • skin hypertrophy
  • skin induration
40-49:
  • galactorrhoea
  • dyspnoea
  • chest pain
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • weight decreased
  • coronary artery disease
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • mitral valve incompetence
  • myocardial ischaemia
50-59:
  • chest pain
  • cough
  • pain
  • injury
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • pain in extremity
  • cardiomegaly
  • nausea
  • oedema peripheral
  • anhedonia
60+:
  • anaemia
  • dizziness
  • fatigue
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • altered state of consciousness
  • haematoma
  • rectal haemorrhage
  • arteriosclerosis coronary artery
  • constipation
  • contusion

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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