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Plavix Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular check ups. Do not stop taking your medicine unless your doctor tells you to.

Notify your doctor or health care professional and seek emergency treatment if you develop breathing problems; changes in vision; chest pain; severe, sudden headache; pain, swelling, warmth in the leg; trouble speaking; sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm or leg. These can be signs that your condition has gotten worse.

If you are going to have surgery or dental work, tell your doctor or health care professional that you are taking this medicine.

Certain genetic factors may reduce the effect of this medicine. Your doctor may use genetic tests to determine treatment.

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Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

Chest pain

collection of blood under the skin

deep, dark purple bruise

itching, pain, redness, or swelling

pain in general

red or purple spots on the skin, varying in size from pinpoint to large bruises

Less common

Nosebleed

painful or difficult urination

shortness of breath

vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds

Rare

Black, tarry stools

blistering, flaking, or peeling of the skin

blood in the urine or stools

confusion

fever, chills, or sore throat

headache (sudden, severe)

nausea or vomiting

stomach pain (severe)

ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth

unusual bleeding or bruising

weakness (sudden)

Incidence not known

Abdominal or stomach cramps or swelling

back pain or backaches

blurred vision

change in mental status

cough or hoarseness

dark urine

difficulty with breathing or swallowing

difficulty with speaking

dizziness

dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position

fast heartbeat

feeling of discomfort

general feeling of tiredness or weakness

hives

inflammation of the joints

itching

light-colored stools

lower back or side pain

muscle aches

pale color of the skin

puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue

rash

reddening of the skin, especially around the ears

seizures

sweating

swelling of the eyes, face, or inside of the nose

swollen lymph glands

swollen or painful glands

tightness in the chest

unusual tiredness or weakness

upper right abdominal or stomach pain

watery or bloody diarrhea

wheezing

yellow eyes or skin

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Incidence not known

Bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste

bloating

change in taste

constipation

diarrhea

difficulty with moving

headache

hives or welts

indigestion

loss of appetite

muscle pain or stiffness

noisy breathing

pain in the joints

pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back

redness, soreness, or itching skin

seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there

skin blisters

sores, welting, or blisters

swelling or inflammation of the mouth

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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