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Review: could Effient cause Ttp (Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura)?

Summary: Ttp 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 2,618 people who have side effects while taking Effient from FDA and social media. Among them, 15 have Ttp. Find out below who they are, when they have Ttp and more.

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Effient

Effient has active ingredients of prasugrel hydrochloride. It is often used in stent. (latest outcomes from 2,712 Effient users)

Ttp

Ttp (a rare blood disorder characterized by clotting in small blood vessels of the body) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, hiv infection, muscle spasms, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 2,964 Ttp patients)

On Mar, 21, 2015: 2,618 people reported to have side effects when taking Effient. Among them, 15 people (0.57%) have Ttp.

Trend of Ttp in Effient reports

Time on Effient when people have Ttp * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Ttp71.43%28.57%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Ttp when taking Effient * :

FemaleMale
Ttp29.41%70.59%

Age of people who have Ttp when taking Effient * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ttp0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of Ttp when taking Effient ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Ttp ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Stent placement (4 people, 26.67%)
  2. Coronary artery occlusion (4 people, 26.67%)
  3. Percutaneous coronary intervention (2 people, 13.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (6 people, 40.00%)
  2. Angiomax (3 people, 20.00%)
  3. Heparin (2 people, 13.33%)
  4. Toprol-xl (2 people, 13.33%)
  5. Furosemide (1 people, 6.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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