Could Effient cause Death - from FDA reports
Death is found among people who take Effient, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Stent . We study 6,540 people who have side effects while taking Effient from FDA. Among them, 174 have Death. Find out below who they are, when they have Death and more.
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Effient has active ingredients of prasugrel hydrochloride. It is often used in stent. (latest outcomes from Effient 6,807 users)
Death has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, chronic myeloid leukaemia, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 343,988 Death patients).
On Jan, 17, 2017
6,540 people reported to have side effects when taking Effient.
Among them, 174 people (2.66%) have Death
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Effient when people have Death *:
- < 1 month: 80 %
- 1 - 6 months: 15 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Death when taking Effient *:
- female: 34.52 %
- male: 65.48 %
Age of people who have Death when taking Effient *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 5.22 %
- 40-49: 11.3 %
- 50-59: 10.43 %
- 60+: 73.04 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Stent (37 people, 21.26%)
- Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (27 people, 15.52%)
- Acute Myocardial Infarction (21 people, 12.07%)
- Acute Coronary Syndrome (7 people, 4.02%)
- Antiplatelet Therapy (5 people, 2.87%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (29 people, 16.67%)
- Reopro (12 people, 6.90%)
- Heparin (8 people, 4.60%)
- Crestor (8 people, 4.60%)
- Plavix (7 people, 4.02%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Haemorrhage Intracranial (15 people, 8.62%)
- Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage (8 people, 4.60%)
- Chest Pain (7 people, 4.02%)
- Heart Attack (6 people, 3.45%)
- Haemorrhage (6 people, 3.45%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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