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Review: could Plavix cause Gas - belching?

Summary: Gas - belching could be caused by Plavix, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Aspirin, and have Blood cholesterol increased.

We study 67,311 people who have side effects while taking Plavix from FDA and social media. Among them, 133 have Gas - belching. Find out below who they are, when they have Gas - belching 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.

Gas - belching

Gas - belching (act of expelling air from the stomach through the mouth) (latest reports from 35,148 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, osteoporosis.

On Apr, 17, 2014: 67,311 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix. Among them, 133 people (0.20%) have Gas - Belching. They amount to 0.38% of all the 35,136 people who have Gas - Belching on eHealthMe.

Trend of Gas - belching in Plavix reports

Time on Plavix when people have Gas - belching * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Gas - belching0.00%8.33%8.33%8.33%33.33%33.33%8.33%

Age of people who have Gas - belching when taking Plavix * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Gas - belching0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%15.67%22.39%61.94%

Severity of Gas - belching when taking Plavix ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Gas - belching0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Gas - belching ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Gas - belching0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (19 people, 14.29%)
  2. Hypertension (17 people, 12.78%)
  3. Pain (15 people, 11.28%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent (14 people, 10.53%)
  5. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (10 people, 7.52%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (52 people, 39.10%)
  2. Lipitor (35 people, 26.32%)
  3. Toprol-xl (30 people, 22.56%)
  4. Lisinopril (26 people, 19.55%)
  5. Prilosec (23 people, 17.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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