Review: could Plavix cause High blood sugar?
We study 67,461 people who have side effects while taking Plavix from FDA and social media. Among them, 453 have High blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood sugar and more.
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Plavix (latest outcomes from 69,383 users) has active ingredients of clopidogrel bisulfate. It is often used in blood clots.
High blood sugar
High blood sugar (high blood sugar) (latest reports from 145,722 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, depression, bipolar disorder.
On Jul, 12, 2014: 67,447 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix. Among them, 396 people (0.59%) have High Blood Sugar. They amount to 0.27% of all the 145,377 people who have High Blood Sugar on eHealthMe.
Time on Plavix when people have High blood sugar * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High blood sugar||60.87%||13.04%||0.00%||0.00%||21.74%||4.35%||0.00% |
Age of people who have High blood sugar when taking Plavix * :
|High blood sugar||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.92%||9.34%||23.80%||62.95% |
Severity of High blood sugar when taking Plavix ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High blood sugar||16.67%||50.00%||16.67%||16.67% |
How people recovered from High blood sugar ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|High blood sugar||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (48 people, 12.12%)
- Hypertension (33 people, 8.33%)
- Depression (32 people, 8.08%)
- Diabetes mellitus (30 people, 7.58%)
- Pain (27 people, 6.82%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (171 people, 43.18%)
- Lantus (108 people, 27.27%)
- Lipitor (88 people, 22.22%)
- Lasix (83 people, 20.96%)
- Zocor (73 people, 18.43%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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He had 2 stents put in for coronary blockages yesterday and started these medications today. His blood sugar jumped to 180 today.
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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.
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?
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