Review: could Plavix cause Aneurysm?


Summary

Aneurysm is found among people who take Plavix, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Bone disorder . We study 66,688 people who have side effects while taking Plavix from FDA and social media. Among them, 112 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 stent. (latest outcomes from Plavix 68,053 users)

Aneurysm

Aneurysm (enlargement of an artery caused by a weakening of the artery wall) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, heart rate increased, subarachnoid haemorrhage, weight increased, c-reactive protein increased (latest reports from 2,279 Aneurysm patients).

On Jul, 27, 2016

66,688 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix.
Among them, 112 people (0.17%) have Aneurysm


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Plavix cause Aneurysm?

Time on Plavix when people have Aneurysm *:

  • < 1 month: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 25.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 37.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.5 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Aneurysm when taking Plavix *:

  • female: 42.73 %
  • male: 57.27 %

Age of people who have Aneurysm when taking Plavix *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 1.32 %
  • 40-49: 7.89 %
  • 50-59: 26.32 %
  • 60+: 64.47 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bone Disorder (17 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (15 people)
  • Arthritis (9 people)
  • Hypertension (8 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (6 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (41 people)
  • Lipitor (40 people)
  • Toprol-Xl (33 people)
  • Lasix (33 people)
  • Protonix (28 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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