Review: could Plavix cause Erectile Dysfunction?


Erectile dysfunction is found among people who take Plavix, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lipitor, and have Erectile dysfunction . We study 77,938 people who have side effects while taking Plavix from FDA and social media. Among them, 337 have Erectile dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Erectile dysfunction and more.

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Plavix has active ingredients of clopidogrel bisulfate. It is often used in stent. (latest outcomes from Plavix 75,498 users)

Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction has been reported by people with drug effect decreased, drug ineffective, erection problems, optic ischaemic neuropathy, high blood pressure (latest reports from 33,628 Erectile dysfunction patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

77,938 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix.
Among them, 337 people (0.43%) have Erectile Dysfunction

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Plavix cause Erectile dysfunction?

Time on Plavix when people have Erectile Dysfunction *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 35.71 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.29 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.9 %
  • 10+ years: 7.14 %

Gender of people who have Erectile Dysfunction when taking Plavix *:

  • female: 3.9 %
  • male: 96.1 %

Age of people who have Erectile Dysfunction when taking Plavix *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.36 %
  • 20-29: 0.36 %
  • 30-39: 1.07 %
  • 40-49: 15.71 %
  • 50-59: 33.57 %
  • 60+: 48.93 %

Severity if Erectile Dysfunction when taking Plavix **:

  • least: 4.76 %
  • moderate: 23.81 %
  • severe: 61.9 %
  • most severe: 9.52 %

How people recovered from Erectile Dysfunction **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Erectile Dysfunction (67 people)
  • Hypertension (38 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (31 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (30 people)
  • Depression (21 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (121 people)
  • Aspirin (115 people)
  • Toprol-Xl (79 people)
  • Vioxx (76 people)
  • Zocor (72 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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