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Review: could Plavix cause Skin discolouration?

Summary: Skin discolouration could be caused by Plavix, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Angiogram.

We study 67,422 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 69,341 users) has active ingredients of clopidogrel bisulfate. It is often used in stent.

Skin discolouration

Skin discolouration (change of skin colour) (latest reports from 75,891 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis, nuclear magnetic resonance imaging abnormal.

On Apr, 19, 2014: 67,311 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix. Among them, 348 people (0.52%) have Skin Discolouration. They amount to 0.46% of all the 75,884 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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    Swollen! on Apr, 21, 2014:

    About a week ago, my doctor took me off Clopidogrel Bisulfat 75mg blood thinner, which I've been taking for about two years.

    I just now noticed that my feet, then ankles and now lower legs are severely swollen and my chest is tight.

    Any thoughts?

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