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Review: could Plavix cause Skin discolouration?

We study 67,468 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

Plavix (latest outcomes from 69,389 users) has active ingredients of clopidogrel bisulfate. It is often used in blood clots.

Skin discolouration

Skin discolouration (change of skin colour) (latest reports from 76,832 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis, nuclear magnetic resonance imaging abnormal.

On Aug, 20, 2014: 67,464 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix. Among them, 348 people (0.52%) have Skin Discolouration. They amount to 0.45% of all the 76,828 people who have Skin Discolouration on eHealthMe.

Trend of Skin discolouration in Plavix reports

Time on Plavix when people have Skin discolouration * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Skin discolouration30.00%30.00%15.00%10.00%10.00%0.00%5.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Skin discolouration0.00%0.00%0.00%0.32%5.41%6.69%18.47%69.11%

Severity of Skin discolouration when taking Plavix ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Skin discolouration ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Angiogram (60 people, 17.24%)
  2. Pain (39 people, 11.21%)
  3. Nuclear magnetic resonance imaging brain (28 people, 8.05%)
  4. Nuclear magnetic resonance imaging abdominal (25 people, 7.18%)
  5. Hypertension (23 people, 6.61%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (173 people, 49.71%)
  2. Magnevist (115 people, 33.05%)
  3. Omniscan (103 people, 29.60%)
  4. Lisinopril (69 people, 19.83%)
  5. Renagel (69 people, 19.83%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • White skin pigmentation in small freckle sizes

    Reply

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • Has surgery to reattach a retina while I was on Plavix Eye is slow to heal and is hemorrhaging Could Plavix be contributing to the problem. Spoke to the Dr. about it, said if he took me off of Plavix I would die of a heart attach, He did not consult a heart specialist in making this decision. Please advise James kretsch

    Reply

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • Symptons seem to be increasing. I awake in the night or first thing in morning scared about panicky. It wears off during day. I am not worried about anything in particular

    Reply

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