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)
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 - 12 months:
  1. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  2. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  3. Breathing difficulty
  4. Weakness
  5. Pain in extremity
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)
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)
5 - 10 years:
  1. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  2. Head injury
  3. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  4. Diarrhea
  5. Multiple injuries
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
not specified:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Breathing difficulty
  3. Weakness
  4. Dizziness
  5. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)

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%

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%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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