Review: could Plavix cause Skin Discolouration?


Skin discolouration is found among people who take Plavix, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Angiogram . We study 77,938 people who have side effects while taking Plavix from FDA and social media. Among them, 395 have Skin discolouration. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin discolouration and more.

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Plavix has active ingredients of clopidogrel bisulfate. It is often used in stent. (latest outcomes from Plavix 80,069 users)

Skin Discolouration

Skin discolouration (change of skin colour) has been reported by people with rashes, burns first degree, hair loss, application site discolouration, vaginal itching (latest reports from 17,523 Skin discolouration patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

77,938 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix.
Among them, 395 people (0.51%) have Skin Discolouration

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Plavix cause Skin discolouration?

Time on Plavix when people have Skin Discolouration *:

  • < 1 month: 20.83 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 29.17 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.33 %
  • 10+ years: 4.17 %

Gender of people who have Skin Discolouration when taking Plavix *:

  • female: 56.81 %
  • male: 43.19 %

Age of people who have Skin Discolouration when taking Plavix *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.63 %
  • 20-29: 0.31 %
  • 30-39: 5.64 %
  • 40-49: 7.21 %
  • 50-59: 18.5 %
  • 60+: 67.71 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Angiogram (56 people)
  • Pain (37 people)
  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging Brain (30 people)
  • Hypertension (28 people)
  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging Abdominal (26 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (133 people)
  • Magnevist (111 people)
  • Omniscan (99 people)
  • Renagel (69 people)
  • Optimark (69 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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