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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 Hypertension.

We study 67,504 people who have side effects while taking Plavix from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,131 have Renal failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure 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)

Renal failure

Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, multiple myeloma, pain.(latest reports from Renal failure 72,089 patients)

On Nov, 29, 2014: 67,492 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix. Among them, 2,131 people (3.16%) have Renal Failure.

Trend of Renal failure in Plavix reports

Time on Plavix when people have Renal failure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Renal failure51.12%13.00%5.83%8.52%15.25%4.93%1.35%

Age of people who have Renal failure when taking Plavix * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Renal failure0.05%0.00%0.00%0.15%1.40%4.67%18.06%75.66%

Severity of Renal failure when taking Plavix ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Renal failure100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Renal failure ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Renal failure0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (231 people, 10.84%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (91 people, 4.27%)
  3. Pain (85 people, 3.99%)
  4. Blood cholesterol increased (55 people, 2.58%)
  5. Hypercholesterolaemia (51 people, 2.39%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (784 people, 36.79%)
  2. Aspirin (742 people, 34.82%)
  3. Trasylol (643 people, 30.17%)
  4. Heparin (513 people, 24.07%)
  5. Nitroglycerin (467 people, 21.91%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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