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Review: could Effient cause Ttp?

Summary: Ttp could be caused by Effient, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Stent placement.

We study 2,594 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 (latest outcomes from 2,684 users) has active ingredients of prasugrel hydrochloride. It is often used in stent.

Ttp

Ttp (a rare blood disorder characterized by clotting in small blood vessels of the body) (latest reports from 12,947 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, hiv infection, muscle spasms, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 2,592 people reported to have side effects when taking Effient. Among them, 15 people (0.58%) have Ttp. They amount to 0.12% of all the 12,919 people who have Ttp on eHealthMe.

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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  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • Had been taking Metoprolol Succinate with no problems since March 2010. Since starting to take Effient and Crestor in october 2013 severe Diarrhea occurred which caused pain and cramping, and excess gas.
    its also noted that any sore, cut, bruise take a lot longer to heal.

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