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Review: could Plavix cause Drug screen false positive?

Summary: Drug screen false positive could be caused by Plavix, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, also take Toprol-xl, and have Smoking cessation therapy.

We study 67,311 people who have side effects while taking Plavix from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Drug screen false positive. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug screen false positive and more.

On Apr, 14, 2014: 67,311 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix. Among them, 5 people (0.01%) have Drug Screen False Positive. They amount to 0.12% of all the 4,196 people who have Drug Screen False Positive on eHealthMe.

Trend of Drug screen false positive in Plavix reports

Time on Plavix when people have Drug screen false positive * :

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Age of people who have Drug screen false positive when taking Plavix * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Drug screen false positive0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%75.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Smoking cessation therapy (2 people, 40.00%)
  2. Irritable bowel syndrome (1 people, 20.00%)
  3. Bipolar disorder (1 people, 20.00%)
  4. Restless legs syndrome (1 people, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Toprol-xl (3 people, 60.00%)
  2. Lipitor (3 people, 60.00%)
  3. Acetylsalicylic acid (2 people, 40.00%)
  4. Muscle relaxants (2 people, 40.00%)
  5. Chantix (2 people, 40.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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