Review: could Plavix cause Lumbar Spinal Stenosis?


Summary

Lumbar spinal stenosis is found among people who take Plavix, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 98,987 people who have side effects while taking Plavix from FDA and social media. Among them, 124 have Lumbar spinal stenosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Lumbar spinal stenosis and more.

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Plavix

Plavix has active ingredients of clopidogrel bisulfate. It is often used in stent. (latest outcomes from Plavix 101,519 users)

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Lumbar spinal stenosis (a medical condition in which the spinal canal narrows and compresses the spinal cord and nerves at the level of the lumbar bone) has been reported by people with appetite - decreased, drug ineffective, feeling abnormal, drowsiness, pneumonia (latest reports from 4,249 Lumbar spinal stenosis patients).

On Sep, 21, 2016

98,987 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix.
Among them, 124 people (0.13%) have Lumbar Spinal Stenosis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Plavix cause Lumbar spinal stenosis?

Time on Plavix when people have Lumbar Spinal Stenosis *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 50 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Lumbar Spinal Stenosis when taking Plavix *:

  • female: 27.27 %
  • male: 72.73 %

Age of people who have Lumbar Spinal Stenosis when taking Plavix *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.12 %
  • 20-29: 1.12 %
  • 30-39: 1.12 %
  • 40-49: 1.12 %
  • 50-59: 8.99 %
  • 60+: 86.52 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (25 people, 20.16%)
  • Hypertension (20 people, 16.13%)
  • Pain (19 people, 15.32%)
  • Osteoporosis (16 people, 12.90%)
  • Cardiac Failure (12 people, 9.68%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (58 people, 46.77%)
  • Aspirin (43 people, 34.68%)
  • Nitroglycerin (38 people, 30.65%)
  • Zocor (37 people, 29.84%)
  • Aredia (34 people, 27.42%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (74 people, 59.68%)
  • Osteoarthritis (73 people, 58.87%)
  • Anxiety (68 people, 54.84%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (66 people, 53.23%)
  • Spinal Osteoarthritis (57 people, 45.97%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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