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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 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Angiogram.

We study 67,492 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 69,416 users) has active ingredients of clopidogrel bisulfate. It is often used in stent.

Trend of plavix reports

Skin discolouration

Skin discolouration (change of skin colour) (latest reports from 77,036 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis, nuclear magnetic resonance imaging abnormal.

Trend of Skin discolouration reports

On Oct, 25, 2014: 67,485 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix. Among them, 348 people (0.52%) have Skin Discolouration.

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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