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Review: could Plavix cause Iron deficiency anaemia?





Summary: Iron deficiency anaemia 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 Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 67,504 people who have side effects while taking Plavix from FDA and social media. Among them, 127 have Iron deficiency anaemia. Find out below who they are, when they have Iron deficiency anaemia 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 69,430 users)

Iron deficiency anaemia

Iron deficiency anaemia has been reported by people with osteoporosis, acne, high blood pressure, osteopenia, rheumatoid arthritis.(latest reports from Iron deficiency anaemia 6,829 patients)

On Nov, 27, 2014: 67,492 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix. Among them, 127 people (0.19%) have Iron Deficiency Anaemia.

Trend of Iron deficiency anaemia in Plavix reports

Time on Plavix when people have Iron deficiency anaemia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Iron deficiency anaemia60.71%10.71%7.14%7.14%14.29%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Iron deficiency anaemia when taking Plavix * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Iron deficiency anaemia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%2.24%0.00%23.88%73.88%

Severity of Iron deficiency anaemia when taking Plavix ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Iron deficiency anaemia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (17 people, 13.39%)
  2. Hypertension (17 people, 13.39%)
  3. Prophylaxis (15 people, 11.81%)
  4. Osteoporosis (14 people, 11.02%)
  5. Restless legs syndrome (13 people, 10.24%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (60 people, 47.24%)
  2. Lasix (40 people, 31.50%)
  3. Fosamax (25 people, 19.69%)
  4. Norvasc (24 people, 18.90%)
  5. Coumadin (23 people, 18.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

Comments for this study:

Juergen (2 years ago):

57y/o m - 1 heart stent - 4 mo after stent anemia
started. taking asprin 81mg plavix 75mg, toprol,
ramipril, zantac. added iron 27 mg no help. hemoglobin is going up and down like crazy. next is iron infusion.
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