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Review: could Plavix cause Erectile dysfunction?

Summary: Erectile dysfunction could be caused by Plavix, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aspirin, and have Erectile dysfunction.

We study 67,422 people who have side effects while taking Plavix from FDA and social media. Among them, 317 have Erectile dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Erectile dysfunction 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 blood clots.

Erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction (latest reports from 132,536 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 67,311 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix. Among them, 326 people (0.48%) have Erectile Dysfunction. They amount to 0.25% of all the 128,225 people who have Erectile Dysfunction on eHealthMe.

Trend of Erectile dysfunction in Plavix reports

Time on Plavix when people have Erectile dysfunction * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Erectile dysfunction0.00%41.67%19.44%19.44%5.56%8.33%5.56%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Erectile dysfunction0.00%0.00%0.33%0.00%0.99%18.87%29.14%50.66%

Severity of Erectile dysfunction when taking Plavix ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Erectile dysfunction5.88%29.41%64.71%0.00%

How people recovered from Erectile dysfunction ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Erectile dysfunction0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Erectile dysfunction (69 people, 21.17%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (39 people, 11.96%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (37 people, 11.35%)
  4. Hypertension (29 people, 8.90%)
  5. Depression (19 people, 5.83%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (136 people, 41.72%)
  2. Lipitor (116 people, 35.58%)
  3. Toprol-xl (90 people, 27.61%)
  4. Zocor (83 people, 25.46%)
  5. Vioxx (76 people, 23.31%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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