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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 67,504 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 blood clots. (latest outcomes from Plavix 69,430 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 Lumbar spinal stenosis 3,173 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 67,492 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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    (Asked by a 53 year old woman who has Heart Attack With Stents, and takes Metoprolol Tartrate, Protonix, Plavix)
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    I started Plavix 1 week ago and since then my face has been really flushed. Has that happened to anyone else? Does it go away? Is there anything I can do to make it go away?

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    (Asked by a 47 year old woman who has Deep Vein Thrombosis, and takes Plavix)
    I still end up with a blood clot to right leg I started up on lovenox for about10 years or more I was switched because I was told it was cheaper

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