Review: could Plavix cause Headache?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 7, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 64,295 people who take Plavix. Among them, 2,112 have Headache. See who they are, when they have Headache and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Plavix (latest outcomes from 69,319 users) has active ingredients of clopidogrel bisulfate. It is often used in stent, blood clots. Commonly reported side effects of Plavix include heart attack, weakness, breathing difficulty, chest pain, dyspnoea exacerbated.
Headache (pain in head) (latest reports from 1,167,665 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Feb, 12, 2014: 64,234 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix. Among them, 2,104 people (3.28%) have Headache.
Time on Plavix when people have Headache * :
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Age of people who have Headache when taking Plavix * :
Severity of Headache when taking Plavix ** :
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How people recovered from Headache ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (236 people, 11.22%)
- Pain (130 people, 6.18%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (128 people, 6.08%)
- Osteoporosis (105 people, 4.99%)
- Depression (100 people, 4.75%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (909 people, 43.20%)
- Lipitor (473 people, 22.48%)
- Toprol-xl (302 people, 14.35%)
- Zocor (286 people, 13.59%)
- Vioxx (268 people, 12.74%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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