Review: could Plavix cause Headache?
Summary: Headache 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, 2,113 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.
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Plavix (latest outcomes from 69,341 users) has active ingredients of clopidogrel bisulfate. It is often used in stent.
Headache (pain in head) (latest reports from 1,201,247 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 67,311 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix. Among them, 2,252 people (3.35%) have Headache. They amount to 0.19% of all the 1,200,635 people who have Headache on eHealthMe.
Time on Plavix when people have Headache * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Headache when taking Plavix * :
Severity of Headache when taking Plavix ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Headache ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (246 people, 10.92%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (136 people, 6.04%)
- Pain (135 people, 5.99%)
- Osteoporosis (111 people, 4.93%)
- Stent placement (105 people, 4.66%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (942 people, 41.83%)
- Lipitor (487 people, 21.63%)
- Toprol-xl (303 people, 13.45%)
- Zocor (294 people, 13.06%)
- Lisinopril (279 people, 12.39%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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