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Effient vs. Plavix for Heart Attack

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Effient

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/ 1,034 posts
Other Names: Prasugrel

Plavix

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/ 15,427 posts
Other Names: Clopidogrel
Rating: 0.5 out of 5
Based on 1,034 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 15,427 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Prasugrel (marketing name Effient in the US, Efient in the EU and Prasita in India) is a novel platelet inhibitor developed by Daiichi Sankyo Co. and produced by Ube Industries and currently marketed in the United States in cooperation ... Read more on Wikipedia
Clopidogrel is an oral, thienopyridine class Antiplatelet drug used to inhibit blood clots in coronary artery disease, peripheral vascular disease, and cerebrovascular disease. It is marketed by Bristol-Myers Squibb and Sanofi-Aventis under the trade na... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Bonnie
April 2, 2014
Bonnie wrote
Plavix + AML
Why don't we have bone cancer check ups? We have colonoscopies, mammograms, and other preventative checks of cancer... but nothing that is no so damned invasive to check bone for cancer... it goes undetected until it's too late! When will this be on the front burner of awareness??
Bonnie  |  April 2, 2014
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By matthew urbin
November 23, 2013
matthew urbin wrote
had cumadin....ended upin the hospital
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By Carol
September 18, 2013
Carol wrote
shortness of breath
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By Sathish
September 16, 2013
Sathish wrote
chest pain after bypass done
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What patients are saying about Effient vs. Plavix

190 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
was on Plavix after having 4 stents; 18 months later had 4...
...was on Plavix after having 4 stents; 18 months later had 4 more stents; then I had a heart attack. They took me off plavix due to the ...I am taking Effient; which I am told if the Effient does...
should be OK. I am on Effient, as I am allergic to Plavix,...
...surgeries while on Plavix AND aspirin. I ...had only taken a couple of aspirin.... wasn't on thinners at the time... and I bled all over ...OK. I am on Effient, as I am allergic to Plavix, a...
Effient Oral I have been on Effient for 2 months now and it...
...I have been on Effient for 2 months now ...chest pains. When I was on Plavix for my first stent ...Since I have become allergic to Nsaid's now they put me on Effient and its not working the w...
(I am on Effient as Plavix doesn't work for me) is partly a...
...this with my Cardiologist recently as I learned that coming off of Plavix (I am on Effient as Plavix doesn't work for me) is ...will be on Effient for over 3 ...coming off of Plavix with your...
surgery. One is taking Plavix (Clopidogrel), and the...
...toe arthrodesis surgery. One is taking Plavix (Clopidogrel), and the other is taking Effient (Prasugrel). Naturally, I ask the ...with a patient continuing their Plavix or Effient? Any tips or p...
a year and half. Stopped effient for a minor surgery and...
...half years ago and was on plavix about a year. My stent ...opened it nicely and on effient, calcium blocker, full aspirin. Stayed ...a year and half. Stopped effient for a minor surgery...
work well enough. Dr. put me on Effient 10mg. Can't seem to...
...dr. took me off Plavix because of Omeprazole ...well enough. Dr. put me on Effient 10mg. Can't se...
Change over went well and there has been no side effect...
...plavix because of taking prilosec. Doc. changed me to effient. Change over went well and there has been no side effect. ...
caused 4-5 nosebleeds every day. Some were hard to get...
Effient caused 4-5 nosebleeds every day. ...stopped. I had headaches and coughed ...will be contacting my Cardiologist in the morning about switching ...
have been on effient and now on plavix for 3 years. I bleed...
...on plavix for 3 years. I bleed like a stuck pig. Every now and then I pass blood in my stools, sometimes I...
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