Could Plavix cause Headache - from FDA reports


Summary

Headache 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 Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol . We study 101,039 people who have side effects while taking Plavix from FDA. Among them, 2,937 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.

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Plavix

Plavix has active ingredients of clopidogrel bisulfate. It is often used in blood clots. (latest outcomes from Plavix 103,578 users)

Headache

Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 305,936 Headache patients).

On Nov, 27, 2016

101,039 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix.
Among them, 2,937 people (2.91%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Plavix cause Headache?

Time on Plavix when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 29.84 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 19.38 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.91 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.91 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.93 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.14 %
  • 10+ years: 3.88 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Plavix *:

  • female: 59.25 %
  • male: 40.75 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Plavix *:

  • 0-1: 0.04 %
  • 2-9: 0.04 %
  • 10-19: 0.21 %
  • 20-29: 0.71 %
  • 30-39: 2.71 %
  • 40-49: 8.43 %
  • 50-59: 22.99 %
  • 60+: 64.87 %

Severity of Headache **:

  • least: 15 %
  • moderate: 45 %
  • severe: 30 %
  • most severe: 10 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (708 people, 24.11%)
  • Lipitor (560 people, 19.07%)
  • Lasix (334 people, 11.37%)
  • Crestor (300 people, 10.21%)
  • Lisinopril (297 people, 10.11%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Cholesterol (331 people, 11.27%)
  • High Blood Pressure (320 people, 10.90%)
  • Pain (171 people, 5.82%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Dizziness (757 people, 25.77%)
  • Nausea (747 people, 25.43%)
  • Weakness (569 people, 19.37%)
  • Chest Pain (520 people, 17.71%)
  • Fatigue (513 people, 17.47%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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