Review: could Plavix cause Shortness Of Breath?


Summary

Shortness of breath 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 Aspirin, and have Hypertension . We study 98,987 people who have side effects while taking Plavix from FDA and social media. Among them, 5,331 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath and more.

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Plavix

Plavix has active ingredients of clopidogrel bisulfate. It is often used in stent. (latest outcomes from Plavix 101,519 users)

Shortness Of Breath

Shortness of breath has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, diarrhea, high blood pressure, pneumonia (latest reports from 274,238 Shortness of breath patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

98,987 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix.
Among them, 5,331 people (5.39%) have Shortness Of Breath


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Plavix cause Shortness of breath?

Time on Plavix when people have Shortness Of Breath *:

  • < 1 month: 24.59 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.22 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.43 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.59 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 19.46 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.73 %
  • 10+ years: 2.97 %

Gender of people who have Shortness Of Breath when taking Plavix *:

  • female: 49.38 %
  • male: 50.62 %

Age of people who have Shortness Of Breath when taking Plavix *:

  • 0-1: 0.02 %
  • 2-9: 0.05 %
  • 10-19: 0.07 %
  • 20-29: 0.27 %
  • 30-39: 1.94 %
  • 40-49: 5.81 %
  • 50-59: 17.84 %
  • 60+: 73.99 %

Severity if Shortness Of Breath when taking Plavix **:

  • least: 11.76 %
  • moderate: 47.06 %
  • severe: 38.24 %
  • most severe: 2.94 %

How people recovered from Shortness Of Breath **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 7.14 %
  • not yet: 92.86 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (602 people, 11.29%)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (335 people, 6.28%)
  • Pain (308 people, 5.78%)
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (288 people, 5.40%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (277 people, 5.20%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (1,599 people, 29.99%)
  • Lipitor (996 people, 18.68%)
  • Lasix (984 people, 18.46%)
  • Lisinopril (684 people, 12.83%)
  • Zocor (589 people, 11.05%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Chest Pain (1,177 people, 22.08%)
  • Asthenia (882 people, 16.54%)
  • Nausea (858 people, 16.09%)
  • Fatigue (832 people, 15.61%)
  • Dizziness (787 people, 14.76%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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