Effient vs Plavix

Effient
(Rx)
Plavix
(Rx)
Effient is an antiplatelet medication.
Plavix is an antiplatelet medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.2
Slightly Satisfied
Concern level
2.5
Helpfulness
for Heart Attack
2.0
Concern level
2.2
Approval Date
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July 10, 2009
November 17, 1997
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
1,421 Discussions
20,933 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Heart Attack
#2 for Blood Clots
Effient is taken to prevent Heart Attack and Blood Clots and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Heart Attack
#2 for Stroke
#3 for Blood Clots
#4 for A Fib
Plavix is taken to prevent Blood Clots and Stroke and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, it is prescribed for Heart Attack.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Eff
Clotting Disorder
7
Tiredness
4
Bruise
3
Dizziness
3
Allergy
2
Shortness of Breath
2
Bleeding
1
Itching
1
Rash
1
Diabetes
1
Pla
Clotting Disorder
10
Bruise
5
Tiredness
3
Headaches
3
Bleeding
3
Allergy
2
Weakness
2
Shortness of Breath
2
Dizziness
1
Numbness
1
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Effient
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Plavix
Pla
Clotting Disorder
Eff
Pla
7
10
Tiredness
Eff
Pla
4
3
Bruise
Eff
Pla
3
5
Dizziness
Eff
Pla
3
1
Allergy
Eff
Pla
2
2
Shortness of Breath
Eff
Pla
2
2
Bleeding
Eff
Pla
1
3
Itching
Eff
Pla
1
0
Rash
Eff
Pla
1
0
Diabetes
Eff
Pla
1
0
Clotting Disorder
Pla
Eff
10
7
Bruise
Pla
Eff
5
3
Tiredness
Pla
Eff
3
4
Headaches
Pla
Eff
3
0
Bleeding
Pla
Eff
3
1
Allergy
Pla
Eff
2
2
Weakness
Pla
Eff
2
0
Shortness of Breath
Pla
Eff
2
2
Dizziness
Pla
Eff
1
3
Numbness
Pla
Eff
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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B Category B
Before taking Effient during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Plavix during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Effient and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Plavix and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 5 mg, 10 mg
Tablet: 75 mg, 300 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Avoid grapefruit juice or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may decrease drug effect.
Ingredients
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Prasugrel Hydrochloride
Clopidogrel Bisulfate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Effient and Plavix: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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