Review: could Plavix cause Skin Discolouration?


Summary

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 98,987 people who have side effects while taking Plavix from FDA and social media. Among them, 455 have Skin discolouration. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin discolouration and more.

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Plavix

Plavix has active ingredients of clopidogrel bisulfate. It is often used in stent. (latest outcomes from Plavix 101,521 users)

Skin Discolouration

Skin discolouration (change of skin colour) has been reported by people with fever, rashes, skin exfoliation, itching, fatigue (latest reports from 23,162 Skin discolouration patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

98,987 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix.
Among them, 455 people (0.46%) have Skin Discolouration


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Plavix cause Skin discolouration?

Time on Plavix when people have Skin Discolouration *:

  • < 1 month: 17.86 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 32.14 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.71 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.14 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 21.43 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.14 %
  • 10+ years: 3.57 %

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

  • female: 58.97 %
  • male: 41.03 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.55 %
  • 20-29: 0.28 %
  • 30-39: 4.96 %
  • 40-49: 6.34 %
  • 50-59: 17.63 %
  • 60+: 70.25 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Angiogram (56 people, 12.31%)
  • Pain (41 people, 9.01%)
  • Hypertension (36 people, 7.91%)
  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging Brain (30 people, 6.59%)
  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging Abdominal (26 people, 5.71%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (134 people, 29.45%)
  • Magnevist (111 people, 24.40%)
  • Omniscan (99 people, 21.76%)
  • Lipitor (71 people, 15.60%)
  • Renagel (69 people, 15.16%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (131 people, 28.79%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (131 people, 28.79%)
  • Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis (110 people, 24.18%)
  • Skin Tightness (88 people, 19.34%)
  • Pain In Extremity (77 people, 16.92%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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