A study for a 72 year old woman who takes Plavix - from FDA reports


13,522 females aged 72 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 72 year old female patient who has Heart Disease. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Dec, 05, 2018

13,522 females aged 72 (±5) who take Plavix are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Plavix for a 72-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 72
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Heart Disease
  • Drugs taken:
    • Plavix (clopidogrel bisulfate)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Haemoglobin decreased
  3. Pain
  4. Fever
  5. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  6. Itching
  7. Diarrhea
  8. Pneumonia
  9. Acute kidney failure
  10. Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
1 - 6 months:
  1. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  2. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  3. Weakness
  4. Dizziness
  5. Agranulocytosis (a deficiency of granulocytes in the blood, causing increased vulnerability to infection)
  6. Oedema peripheral (superficial swelling)
  7. Diarrhea
  8. Head injury
  9. Haemorrhage (bleeding)
  10. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
6 - 12 months:
  1. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  2. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  3. Breathing difficulty
  4. Weakness
  5. Pain in extremity
  6. Fall
  7. Head injury
  8. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  9. Melaena (the passage of black, tarry stools)
  10. Rectal haemorrhage (bleeding from anus)
1 - 2 years:
  1. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  2. Multiple injuries
  3. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen)
  4. Weakness
  5. Haemorrhage (bleeding)
  6. Cerebral haemorrhage (bleeding within the brain)
  7. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  8. Head injury
  9. Fall
  10. Gastric haemorrhage (bleeding stomach)
2 - 5 years:
  1. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  2. Dizziness
  3. Cerebral haemorrhage (bleeding within the brain)
  4. Multiple injuries
  5. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen)
  6. Memory loss
  7. Headache (pain in head)
  8. Death
  9. Breathing difficulty
  10. Head injury
5 - 10 years:
  1. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  2. Head injury
  3. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  4. Diarrhea
  5. Multiple injuries
  6. Breathing difficulty
  7. Chest pain
  8. Fall
  9. Haematoma (collection of blood outside the blood vessels)
  10. Death
10+ years:
  1. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  2. Multiple injuries
  3. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen)
  4. Cerebral haemorrhage (bleeding within the brain)
  5. Breathing difficulty
  6. Transient ischaemic attack (a transient episode of neurologic dysfunction caused by ischemia (loss of blood flow))
  7. Peripheral arterial occlusive disease (reproducible ischemic muscle pain)
  8. Abdominal pain
  9. Chest pain
  10. Haemoglobin decreased
not specified:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Breathing difficulty
  3. Weakness
  4. Dizziness
  5. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  6. Chest pain
  7. Pain
  8. Diarrhea
  9. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen)
  10. Fall

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. High Blood Pressure : 1,654 people, 12.23%
  2. High Blood Cholesterol : 1,270 people, 9.39%
  3. Diabetes : 927 people, 6.86%
  4. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 672 people, 4.97%
  5. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 669 people, 4.95%
  6. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen): 614 people, 4.54%
  7. Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles): 603 people, 4.46%
  8. Pain : 537 people, 3.97%
  9. Type 2 Diabetes : 496 people, 3.67%
  10. Cardiac Disorder : 454 people, 3.36%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Aspirin (2,142 people, 15.84%)
  2. Lipitor (1,826 people, 13.50%)
  3. Lasix (1,557 people, 11.51%)
  4. Crestor (1,109 people, 8.20%)
  5. Synthroid (1,052 people, 7.78%)
  6. Norvasc (943 people, 6.97%)
  7. Lisinopril (808 people, 5.98%)
  8. Zocor (798 people, 5.90%)
  9. Nexium (765 people, 5.66%)
  10. Simvastatin (643 people, 4.76%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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