Related topic: Plavix, Renal failure
Review: could Plavix cause Renal failure?
Summary: Renal failure could be caused by Plavix, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Lasix, and have Hypertension.
We study 67,422 people who have side effects while taking Plavix from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,967 have Renal failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure and more.
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Plavix (latest outcomes from 69,341 users) has active ingredients of clopidogrel bisulfate. It is often used in stent.
Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) (latest reports from 422,287 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, multiple myeloma, pain.
On Apr, 16, 2014: 67,311 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix. Among them, 2,131 people (3.17%) have Renal Failure. They amount to 0.50% of all the 427,245 people who have Renal Failure on eHealthMe.
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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