Review: could Plavix cause Renal failure (Acute kidney failure)?
Summary: Renal failure is found among people who take Plavix, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have High blood pressure.
We study 67,533 people who have side effects while taking Plavix from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,968 have Renal failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure and more.
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Plavix has active ingredients of clopidogrel bisulfate. It is often used in stent. (latest outcomes from 69,462 Plavix users)
Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, multiple myeloma, diabetes, pain. (latest reports from 72,154 Renal failure patients)
On Mar, 31, 2015: 67,527 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix. Among them, 2,132 people (3.16%) 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%||4.66%||18.05%||75.68% |
Severity of Renal failure when taking Plavix ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Renal failure||50.00%||50.00%||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, 10.83%)
- 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, 36.77%)
- Aspirin (742 people, 34.80%)
- Trasylol (643 people, 30.16%)
- Heparin (513 people, 24.06%)
- Nitroglycerin (467 people, 21.90%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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