Review: could Plavix cause Lumbar spinal stenosis?
We study 67,459 people who have side effects while taking Plavix from FDA and social media. Among them, 104 have Lumbar spinal stenosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Lumbar spinal stenosis 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.
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) (latest reports from 35,013 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Jul, 17, 2014: 67,452 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix. Among them, 104 people (0.15%) have Lumbar Spinal Stenosis. They amount to 0.30% of all the 34,986 people who have Lumbar Spinal Stenosis on eHealthMe.
Time on Plavix when people have Lumbar spinal stenosis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Lumbar spinal stenosis||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Lumbar spinal stenosis when taking Plavix * :
|Lumbar spinal stenosis||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.27%||7.59%||91.14% |
Severity of Lumbar spinal stenosis when taking Plavix ** :
How people recovered from Lumbar spinal stenosis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (23 people, 22.12%)
- Hypertension (16 people, 15.38%)
- Osteoporosis (13 people, 12.50%)
- Cardiac failure (12 people, 11.54%)
- Pain (12 people, 11.54%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (60 people, 57.69%)
- Zometa (47 people, 45.19%)
- Zocor (39 people, 37.50%)
- Nitroglycerin (38 people, 36.54%)
- Furosemide (32 people, 30.77%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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