Review: could Plavix cause Weight Gain?


Summary

Weight gain is found among people who take Plavix, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Lipitor, and have Hypertension . We study 98,987 people who have side effects while taking Plavix from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,302 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Plavix

Plavix has active ingredients of clopidogrel bisulfate. It is often used in stent. (latest outcomes from Plavix 101,519 users)

Weight Gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, oedema peripheral, memory loss, fatigue (latest reports from 114,276 Weight gain patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

98,987 people reported to have side effects when taking Plavix.
Among them, 1,302 people (1.32%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Plavix cause Weight gain?

Time on Plavix when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 17.78 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.78 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 24.44 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 17.78 %
  • 10+ years: 2.22 %

Gender of people who have Weight Gain when taking Plavix *:

  • female: 59.16 %
  • male: 40.84 %

Age of people who have Weight Gain when taking Plavix *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.1 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.28 %
  • 40-49: 8.56 %
  • 50-59: 26.55 %
  • 60+: 62.51 %

Severity if Weight Gain when taking Plavix **:

  • least: 10 %
  • moderate: 35 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 5 %

How people recovered from Weight Gain **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 14.29 %
  • not yet: 85.71 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (108 people, 8.29%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (86 people, 6.61%)
  • Pain (75 people, 5.76%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (74 people, 5.68%)
  • Depression (72 people, 5.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (320 people, 24.58%)
  • Aspirin (312 people, 23.96%)
  • Lasix (254 people, 19.51%)
  • Lisinopril (154 people, 11.83%)
  • Norvasc (143 people, 10.98%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dyspnoea (255 people, 19.59%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (220 people, 16.90%)
  • Fatigue (195 people, 14.98%)
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (173 people, 13.29%)
  • Pain (169 people, 12.98%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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