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Review: could Plavix cause High blood sugar (Hyperglycemia)?

Summary: High blood sugar is found among people who take Plavix, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Type 2 diabetes.

We study 67,523 people who have side effects while taking Plavix from FDA and social media. Among them, 396 have High blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood sugar and more.

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Plavix

Plavix has active ingredients of clopidogrel bisulfate. It is often used in blood clots. (latest outcomes from 69,450 Plavix users)

High blood sugar

High blood sugar (high blood sugar) has been reported by people with diabetes, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, bipolar disorder. (latest reports from 17,112 High blood sugar patients)

On Feb, 11, 2015: 67,511 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix. Among them, 396 people (0.59%) have High Blood Sugar.

Trend of High blood sugar in Plavix reports

Time on Plavix when people have High blood sugar * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
High blood sugar60.87%13.04%0.00%0.00%21.74%4.35%0.00%

Age of people who have High blood sugar when taking Plavix * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
High blood sugar0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.92%9.34%23.80%62.95%

Severity of High blood sugar when taking Plavix ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
High blood sugar16.67%50.00%16.67%16.67%

How people recovered from High blood sugar ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
High blood sugar0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (48 people, 12.12%)
  2. Hypertension (33 people, 8.33%)
  3. Depression (32 people, 8.08%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (30 people, 7.58%)
  5. Pain (27 people, 6.82%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (171 people, 43.18%)
  2. Lantus (108 people, 27.27%)
  3. Lipitor (88 people, 22.22%)
  4. Lasix (83 people, 20.96%)
  5. Zocor (73 people, 18.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    Evidently my surgeon did not have me stop Plavix soon enough before surgery. Add to this, the blood thinners he used "during" surgery and three days later a blood vessel lets go inside my nose.
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    I have had two miscarriages in the past two years. Both were at 5 weeks 3 days gestation. My doctors think it was my age and not the result of any of my drug regimen.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (12 months ago):

  • He had 2 stents put in for coronary blockages yesterday and started these medications today. His blood sugar jumped to 180 today.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • Along with all the above drugs, my uncle is taking semi-glibenclamide and atorvastatin 20mg. His sugar level is increasing irrespective of drugs and controlled diet.

    Reply

    I Davidson on Apr, 30, 2012:

    I have taken pantoprazole 20mg daily for 2 months. I lately noticed increased blood sugar levels of around 18mMol. Is this dangerous?

    Reply

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