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Review: could Plavix cause Anxiety and stress?

Summary: Anxiety and stress could be caused by Plavix, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 67,422 people who have side effects while taking Plavix from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,783 have Anxiety and stress. Find out below who they are, when they have Anxiety and stress 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.

Anxiety and stress

Anxiety and stress (latest reports from 1,272,079 patients) has been reported by people with depression, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain.

On Apr, 17, 2014: 67,311 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix. Among them, 2,783 people (4.13%) have Anxiety And Stress. They amount to 0.22% of all the 1,274,601 people who have Anxiety And Stress on eHealthMe.

Trend of Anxiety and stress in Plavix reports

Time on Plavix when people have Anxiety and stress * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Anxiety and stress37.99%5.03%10.61%21.23%16.20%6.15%2.79%

Age of people who have Anxiety and stress when taking Plavix * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Anxiety and stress0.00%0.00%0.10%0.23%3.19%9.03%28.30%59.15%

Severity of Anxiety and stress when taking Plavix ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Anxiety and stress0.00%60.00%20.00%20.00%

How people recovered from Anxiety and stress ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Anxiety and stress0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (306 people, 11.00%)
  2. Pain (232 people, 8.34%)
  3. Depression (201 people, 7.22%)
  4. Anxiety (183 people, 6.58%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (149 people, 5.35%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (1,263 people, 45.38%)
  2. Lasix (1,058 people, 38.02%)
  3. Trasylol (1,025 people, 36.83%)
  4. Nitroglycerin (946 people, 33.99%)
  5. Lipitor (935 people, 33.60%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I have total hopelessness, terrible irritability, and anxiety with deep sadness. Could it be the Ambien...I have also had 2 heart attacks with pulmonary emb, diabetes includes with a lot of family stress...

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  • I believe one of these drugs is causing my severe anxiety. My anxiety is the worst when I become tired.

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  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • I suffered a heart attack three weeks ago. Have three stents ... left, left circumflex and right coronary arteries. Meds listed above are what the doctors put me on. Since my discharge, I am unable to sleep more than an hour at a time, suffer from anxiety and feel fatigued.

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    Juli Keene, CN on Oct, 17, 2012:

    I suggest you read the book " The Sinatra Solution" he is a metabolic Cardiologist and his book has helped so many of my patients over the years. Good luck! David Sinatra is his name I believe. It's about how to heal your heart naturally.

    Reply

    Pat on Oct, 19, 2012:

    I was so lucky, one artery blocked 100% and one 80% found when I went for a pre operation physical to have my shoulder replaced. I have three stents, then this past July I had a mild stroke, now this week I have been told my heart is running slow, have to wait to go to cardiologist to find out what that means. I too am sleepy, low energy, do not want to do anything, everything is a chore, short of breath and so on.

    Reply

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