Review: could Plavix cause Flatulence?


Summary

Flatulence is found among people who take Plavix, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lipitor, and have Blood cholesterol increased . We study 77,938 people who have side effects while taking Plavix from FDA and social media. Among them, 366 have Flatulence. Find out below who they are, when they have Flatulence and more.

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Plavix

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

Flatulence

Flatulence (flatus expelled through the anus) has been reported by people with fever, constipation, abdominal pain upper, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 23,422 Flatulence patients).

On Aug, 20, 2016

77,938 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix.
Among them, 366 people (0.47%) have Flatulence


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Plavix cause Flatulence?

Time on Plavix when people have Flatulence *:

  • < 1 month: 28.57 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.57 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 28.57 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.29 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Flatulence when taking Plavix *:

  • female: 50.84 %
  • male: 49.16 %

Age of people who have Flatulence when taking Plavix *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.69 %
  • 40-49: 6.19 %
  • 50-59: 18.56 %
  • 60+: 74.57 %

Severity if Flatulence when taking Plavix **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Flatulence **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (44 people)
  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (43 people)
  • Hypertension (39 people)
  • Myocardial Infarction (26 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol (23 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (95 people)
  • Aspirin (90 people)
  • Lasix (63 people)
  • Lisinopril (52 people)
  • Chantix (47 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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