Could Plavix cause Flatulence - from FDA reports
Flatulence is found among people who take Plavix, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lipitor, and have High blood cholesterol . We study 101,036 people who have side effects while taking Plavix from FDA. Among them, 438 have Flatulence. Find out below who they are, when they have Flatulence and more.
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Plavix has active ingredients of clopidogrel bisulfate. It is often used in blood clots. (latest outcomes from Plavix 103,578 users)
Flatulence (flatus expelled through the anus) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, quit smoking (latest reports from 32,776 Flatulence patients).
On Nov, 20, 2016
101,036 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix.
Among them, 438 people (0.43%) have Flatulence
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Plavix when people have Flatulence *:
- < 1 month: 25.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
- 2 - 5 years: 8.33 %
- 5 - 10 years: 8.33 %
- 10+ years: 8.33 %
Gender of people who have Flatulence when taking Plavix *:
- female: 51.91 %
- male: 48.09 %
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: 0.88 %
- 40-49: 6.18 %
- 50-59: 18.53 %
- 60+: 74.41 %
Severity of Flatulence **:
- least: 0.0 %
- moderate: 100 %
- severe: 0.0 %
- most severe: 0.0 %
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lipitor (111 people, 25.34%)
- Aspirin (90 people, 20.55%)
- Lasix (73 people, 16.67%)
- Nexium (55 people, 12.56%)
- Lisinopril (53 people, 12.10%)
Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Plavix, learn more )
Potential co-existing conditions
- Quit Smoking (46 people, 10.50%)
- Type 2 Diabetes (28 people, 6.39%)
- Stress And Anxiety (28 people, 6.39%)
- Depression (26 people, 5.94%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (22 people, 5.02%)
Potential co-existing symptoms
- Diarrhea (149 people, 34.02%)
- Nausea (117 people, 26.71%)
- Abdominal Distension (82 people, 18.72%)
- Constipation (77 people, 17.58%)
- Weakness (70 people, 15.98%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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