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User Reviews for Clopidogrel to treat Acute Coronary Syndrome

Also known as: Plavix

The following information is NOT intended to endorse any particular medication. While these reviews might be helpful, they are not a substitute for the expertise, knowledge and judgement of healthcare practitioners.

Reviews for Clopidogrel

AKFletcher · Taken for 1 to 6 months February 13, 2020

“Heart attack on 6th December, 5 days in coronary ward. Given this drug and after a month I developed painful joints, wheezing in chest, shallow breathing at night, racing heart beat, Itchy flaky skin on right foot. Red spots and swelling, moving up to just below the knee. Told DR It was medication related. Doctor gave me a course of fluclox antibiotics, thinking it was an infection / cellulitis. Didn't touch it! Yesterday forgot to take meds in morning, foot felt better, less itchy. Took meds around 7pm, rash started itching again, skin cracking and sore. Using raw coconut oil to soften skin and provide anti-inflammatory relief, which is working well. Tried steroid cream, had to wash it off as increased rash and more painful. Today decided to stop using clobidogrel. Lower leg feels less itchy. Hope this helps someone else.”

1 / 10
Anonymous July 13, 2012

Plavix (clopidogrel): “2004 single bypass followed by seven stents over 6 years, I've been on Plavix since the start and remain on it today. After 8 years, no problems from the medication. Now at 64 I continue to golf and ride bicycle, all at a moderate pace.”

johnnik May 29, 2010

Plavix (clopidogrel): “Makes me tired sometimes and bleed a lot when cut but a necessary drug for me. 6 heart attacks and quadruple bypass surgery all in 1 day. That was Easter of 2008. Still alive...but not the man I used to be.”

9 / 10

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