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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 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 67,533 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

Plavix has active ingredients of clopidogrel bisulfate. It is often used in stent. (latest outcomes from 69,462 Plavix 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 osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 3,248 Lumbar spinal stenosis patients)

On Apr, 2, 2015: 67,527 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix. Among them, 104 people (0.15%) have Lumbar Spinal Stenosis.

Trend of Lumbar spinal stenosis in Plavix reports

Time on Plavix when people have Lumbar spinal stenosis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Lumbar spinal stenosis0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Lumbar spinal stenosis when taking Plavix * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lumbar spinal stenosis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.27%7.59%91.14%

Severity of Lumbar spinal stenosis when taking Plavix ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Lumbar spinal stenosis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (23 people, 22.12%)
  2. Hypertension (16 people, 15.38%)
  3. Osteoporosis (13 people, 12.50%)
  4. Cardiac failure (12 people, 11.54%)
  5. Pain (12 people, 11.54%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (60 people, 57.69%)
  2. Zometa (47 people, 45.19%)
  3. Zocor (39 people, 37.50%)
  4. Nitroglycerin (38 people, 36.54%)
  5. Furosemide (32 people, 30.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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