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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 2,616 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 2,709 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 2,963 Ttp patients)

On Feb, 10, 2015: 2,614 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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  • Does effient cause a cough with mucos or is it dry?
    Since starting these 2 drugs I have developed a productive cough. My mucos is yellow, and I cough often. I also have coughing spells that last for several minutes. Could these 2 drugs be causing this?
  • Why 10 mg daily after b/f gives nauseating restlessness by afternoon.
    Had Angioplasty consisting of one drug eluting stent of 25 MM in Diagonal and Ballooning of OM nine(9) months ago.
  • Can i take krill oil while taking effient and aspirin
    I have high cholesterol and high bad cholesterol, arthritis, had open heart surgery and 7 stents.blood pressure is always up and down.
  • What interactions have been reported while taking lisinopri 5lmg; amlodipine besylate 5mg; and matopril tartrate 25mg
    trying to determine if the above list of drugs are safely taken on a daily bases and if any interact causing adverse symptoms. recently had severe episodes of chest pain,test resulted in no heart attack or pulmonary embolism.

    Am concerned medications could be causing my symptoms
  • 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.

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