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Review: could Plavix cause Anxiety (Stress and anxiety)?

Summary: Anxiety is found among people who take Plavix, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.

We study 67,511 people who have side effects while taking Plavix from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,784 have Anxiety. Find out below who they are, when they have Anxiety and more.

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Plavix

Plavix has active ingredients of clopidogrel bisulfate. It is often used in stent. (latest outcomes from 69,444 Plavix users)

Anxiety

Anxiety has been reported by people with depression, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain. (latest reports from 212,462 Anxiety patients)

On Dec, 27, 2014: 67,504 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix. Among them, 2,836 people (4.20%) have Anxiety.

Trend of Anxiety in Plavix reports

Time on Plavix when people have Anxiety * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Anxiety38.17%4.84%10.75%21.51%16.13%5.91%2.69%

Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Plavix * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Anxiety0.00%0.00%0.10%0.23%3.14%9.07%28.31%59.15%

Severity of Anxiety when taking Plavix ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Anxiety0.00%44.44%44.44%11.11%

How people recovered from Anxiety ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Anxiety0.00%25.00%75.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (307 people, 10.83%)
  2. Pain (232 people, 8.18%)
  3. Depression (201 people, 7.09%)
  4. Anxiety (184 people, 6.49%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (149 people, 5.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (1,271 people, 44.82%)
  2. Lasix (1,063 people, 37.48%)
  3. Trasylol (1,025 people, 36.14%)
  4. Nitroglycerin (950 people, 33.50%)
  5. Lipitor (945 people, 33.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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