Review: could Plavix cause Renal failure?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 8, 2014)
Severity ratings: 1.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 64,295 people who take Plavix. Among them, 1,967 have Renal failure. See who they are, when they have Renal failure and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Plavix (latest outcomes from 69,319 users) has active ingredients of clopidogrel bisulfate. It is often used in stent, blood clots. Commonly reported side effects of Plavix include heart attack, weakness, breathing difficulty, chest pain, dyspnoea exacerbated.
Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) (latest reports from 425,773 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, multiple myeloma, diabetes, pain.
On Mar, 6, 2014: 64,295 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix. Among them, 2,131 people (3.31%) have Renal Failure.
Time on Plavix when people have Renal failure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Renal failure||51.12%||13.00%||5.83%||8.52%||15.25%||4.93%||1.35% |
Age of people who have Renal failure when taking Plavix * :
|Renal failure||0.05%||0.00%||0.00%||0.15%||1.40%||4.67%||18.06%||75.66% |
Severity of Renal failure when taking Plavix ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Renal failure||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Renal failure ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Renal failure||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (231 people, 10.84%)
- Diabetes mellitus (91 people, 4.27%)
- Pain (85 people, 3.99%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (55 people, 2.58%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (51 people, 2.39%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (784 people, 36.79%)
- Aspirin (742 people, 34.82%)
- Trasylol (643 people, 30.17%)
- Heparin (513 people, 24.07%)
- Nitroglycerin (467 people, 21.91%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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