Could Plavix cause Aneurysm - from FDA reports


Summary

Aneurysm is found among people who take Plavix, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Lipitor, and have Bone disorder . We study 100,151 people who have side effects while taking Plavix from FDA. Among them, 140 have Aneurysm. Find out below who they are, when they have Aneurysm and more.

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Plavix

Plavix has active ingredients of clopidogrel bisulfate. It is often used in blood clots. (latest outcomes from Plavix 103,588 users)

Aneurysm

Aneurysm (enlargement of an artery caused by a weakening of the artery wall) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, pain (latest reports from 3,461 Aneurysm patients).

On Dec, 28, 2016

100,151 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix.
Among them, 140 people (0.14%) have Aneurysm


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Plavix cause Aneurysm?

Time on Plavix when people have Aneurysm *:

  • < 1 month: 11.11 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.11 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.22 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 22.22 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Aneurysm when taking Plavix *:

  • female: 45.99 %
  • male: 54.01 %

Age of people who have Aneurysm when taking Plavix *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.11 %
  • 30-39: 2.11 %
  • 40-49: 8.42 %
  • 50-59: 23.16 %
  • 60+: 64.21 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (18 people, 12.86%)
  • Bone Disorder (18 people, 12.86%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (16 people, 11.43%)
  • High Blood Pressure (13 people, 9.29%)
  • Arthritis (10 people, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (49 people, 35.00%)
  • Aspirin (47 people, 33.57%)
  • Lasix (38 people, 27.14%)
  • Toprol-Xl (33 people, 23.57%)
  • Coumadin (31 people, 22.14%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Heart Attack (53 people, 37.86%)
  • Pain (43 people, 30.71%)
  • Stroke (40 people, 28.57%)
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (38 people, 27.14%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (37 people, 26.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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