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Review: could Plavix cause Aneurysm?

Summary: Aneurysm could be caused by Plavix, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Aspirin, and have Bone disorder.

We study 67,422 people who have side effects while taking Plavix from FDA and social media. Among them, 110 have Aneurysm. Find out below who they are, when they have Aneurysm and more.

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Plavix

Plavix (latest outcomes from 69,341 users) has active ingredients of clopidogrel bisulfate. It is often used in stent.

Aneurysm

Aneurysm (enlargement of an artery caused by a weakening of the artery wall) (latest reports from 13,572 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, arthritis, high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 67,311 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix. Among them, 110 people (0.16%) have Aneurysm. They amount to 0.81% of all the 13,502 people who have Aneurysm on eHealthMe.

Trend of Aneurysm in Plavix reports

Time on Plavix when people have Aneurysm * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Aneurysm12.50%12.50%25.00%0.00%37.50%12.50%0.00%

Age of people who have Aneurysm when taking Plavix * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Aneurysm0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.28%7.69%28.21%62.82%

Severity of Aneurysm when taking Plavix ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Aneurysm ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bone disorder (17 people, 15.45%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (15 people, 13.64%)
  3. Arthritis (9 people, 8.18%)
  4. Hypertension (8 people, 7.27%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (6 people, 5.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (51 people, 46.36%)
  2. Lipitor (40 people, 36.36%)
  3. Toprol-xl (33 people, 30.00%)
  4. Lasix (33 people, 30.00%)
  5. Protonix (28 people, 25.45%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • plavix should be left up to patient reguardless of copay brand or copay generic

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  • Wanted to see the effect (if any) of taking Tylenol for a low grade fever.

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    Swollen! on Apr, 21, 2014:

    About a week ago, my doctor took me off Clopidogrel Bisulfat 75mg blood thinner, which I've been taking for about two years.

    I just now noticed that my feet, then ankles and now lower legs are severely swollen and my chest is tight.

    Any thoughts?

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