Review: could Plavix cause Skin discolouration?
Summary: Skin discolouration is found among people who take Plavix, especially for people who are 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Arteriogram. We study 67,541 people who have side effects while taking Plavix from FDA and social media. Among them, 348 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 blood clots. (latest outcomes from 69,471 Plavix users)
Skin discolouration (change of skin colour) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis, nuclear magnetic resonance imaging abnormal. (latest reports from 14,627 Skin discolouration patients)
On Apr, 26, 2015: 67,533 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix. Among them, 348 people (0.52%) have Skin Discolouration.
Time on Plavix when people have Skin discolouration * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Skin discolouration||30.00%||30.00%||15.00%||10.00%||10.00%||0.00%||5.00% |
Age of people who have Skin discolouration when taking Plavix * :
|Skin discolouration||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.32%||5.41%||6.69%||18.47%||69.11% |
Severity of Skin discolouration when taking Plavix ** :
How people recovered from Skin discolouration ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Angiogram (60 people, 17.24%)
- Pain (39 people, 11.21%)
- Nuclear magnetic resonance imaging brain (28 people, 8.05%)
- Nuclear magnetic resonance imaging abdominal (25 people, 7.18%)
- Hypertension (23 people, 6.61%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (173 people, 49.71%)
- Magnevist (115 people, 33.05%)
- Omniscan (103 people, 29.60%)
- Lisinopril (69 people, 19.83%)
- Renagel (69 people, 19.83%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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