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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 Hypertension.

We study 67,504 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 blood clots. (latest outcomes from Plavix 69,430 users)

Anxiety

Anxiety has been reported by people with depression, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain.(latest reports from Anxiety 197,075 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 67,492 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix. Among them, 2,835 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
Anxiety38.38%4.86%10.27%21.62%16.22%5.95%2.70%

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%28.29%59.17%

Severity of Anxiety when taking Plavix ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Anxiety0.00%37.50%50.00%12.50%

How people recovered from Anxiety ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Anxiety0.00%0.00%100.00%

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, 5.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (1,270 people, 44.80%)
  2. Lasix (1,063 people, 37.50%)
  3. Trasylol (1,025 people, 36.16%)
  4. Nitroglycerin (950 people, 33.51%)
  5. Lipitor (945 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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