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Review: could Plavix cause Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness?

Summary: Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness could be caused by Plavix, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 67,311 people who have side effects while taking Plavix from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,203 have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness. Find out below who they are, when they have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness 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.

Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness

Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness (feeling of tiredness) (latest reports from 1,536,420 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.

On Apr, 14, 2014: 67,311 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix. Among them, 3,203 people (4.76%) have Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness. They amount to 0.21% of all the 1,536,114 people who have Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness on eHealthMe.

Trend of Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness in Plavix reports

Time on Plavix when people have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness28.44%18.65%13.15%14.37%13.76%10.09%1.53%

Age of people who have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness when taking Plavix * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness0.00%0.03%0.07%0.16%1.41%6.02%18.83%73.49%

Severity of Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness when taking Plavix ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness2.04%40.82%44.90%12.24%

How people recovered from Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness0.00%11.76%88.24%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (295 people, 9.21%)
  2. Stent placement (237 people, 7.40%)
  3. Pain (196 people, 6.12%)
  4. Blood cholesterol increased (178 people, 5.56%)
  5. Osteoporosis (164 people, 5.12%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (1,672 people, 52.20%)
  2. Lipitor (817 people, 25.51%)
  3. Lasix (579 people, 18.08%)
  4. Lisinopril (515 people, 16.08%)
  5. Zocor (485 people, 15.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • On above meds and aspirin 325 mg for one year after heart attack. Dentist diagnosed Xerostomia with rampant tooth decay. Would like to determine which medication could be the cause; and information to aleviae symptoms and tooth decay.

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  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • I have been on the Plavix for 6 months but was told one week ago to discontinue before an angiogram next week. The half life is supposed to be about a week but I have no relief yet from the fatigue. It is seriously impacting my life.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • Struggle to focus at times, procrastinating, lack drive etc. and dizzy when bending over.

    Joint pain in right elbow (last few weeks on and off), left hip (5 days ago),right hand (4 days ago),left foot (4 days ago and underneath (heel area) making it difficult to walk).

    I sleep well with Circadin (melatonin based sleeping tablet)

    and feet, hip do not hurt when laying down at night.

    Reply

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