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 2,614 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 has active ingredients of prasugrel hydrochloride. It is often used in stent. (latest outcomes from 2,707 Effient users)
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 2,963 Ttp patients)
On Jan, 7, 2015: 2,611 people reported to have side effects when taking Effient. Among them, 15 people (0.57%) have Ttp.
Time on Effient when people have Ttp * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Ttp when taking Effient * :
Age of people who have Ttp when taking Effient * :
Severity of Ttp when taking Effient ** :
How people recovered from Ttp ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Stent placement (4 people, 26.67%)
- Coronary artery occlusion (4 people, 26.67%)
- Percutaneous coronary intervention (2 people, 13.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (6 people, 40.00%)
- Angiomax (3 people, 20.00%)
- Heparin (2 people, 13.33%)
- Toprol-xl (2 people, 13.33%)
- Furosemide (1 people, 6.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- Does effient cause low blood pressure (1 answer)
Been having drops in blood pressure after meals and after beginning to take effient. This to the point of about 90-100 over 60, especially after eating. The lower number is especially problematic in that anything in the low sixties produces lightheadedness that endures a couple of hours. Have cut back on blood pressure medicines and am thinking of taking effient at night. Feel better in the evenings when blood pressure is higher. Any suggestions on combating low blood pressure? Had double stent two weeks ago. Anyone else have similar problems? Also, since taking Effient, blood sugar seems to spike after meals. More sensitive to carbohydrates, especially without quite a bit of protein mixed in.
- Can effient cause arthritis?
I'm a very active male. Long distance runner who has just been diagnosed with advanced arthritis in the hip
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