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Review: could Plavix cause Shortness of breath (Breathing difficulty)?
We study 67,468 people who have side effects while taking Plavix from FDA and social media. Among them, 4,027 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath and more.
Plavix (latest outcomes from 69,395 users) has active ingredients of clopidogrel bisulfate. It is often used in stent.
Shortness of breath
Shortness of breath (latest reports from 1,340,734 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
On Sep, 13, 2014: 67,468 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix. Among them, 4,027 people (5.97%) have Shortness Of Breath.
Time on Plavix when people have Shortness of breath * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Shortness of breath||28.06%||15.05%||9.44%||13.27%||23.47%||8.93%||1.79% |
Age of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Plavix * :
|Shortness of breath||0.03%||0.03%||0.00%||0.16%||1.74%||5.99%||19.63%||72.42% |
Severity of Shortness of breath when taking Plavix ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Shortness of breath||10.00%||43.33%||43.33%||3.33% |
How people recovered from Shortness of breath ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Shortness of breath||0.00%||9.09%||90.91% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (509 people, 12.64%)
- Pain (297 people, 7.38%)
- Stent placement (209 people, 5.19%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (203 people, 5.04%)
- Diabetes mellitus (198 people, 4.92%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (2,015 people, 50.04%)
- Lasix (867 people, 21.53%)
- Lipitor (865 people, 21.48%)
- Lisinopril (637 people, 15.82%)
- Zocor (570 people, 14.15%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
Debra Price Young (2 years ago):
I went off of Plavix for 5-6 days for dental work, and a few days when funds were short and couldnt afford it. I just started taking it again a couple of days ago. I seem to be having quite a bit of shorntess of breath yesterday and today..though much worse today...could this be a side effect of getting back on the plavix?
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