Plavix

Were you taking or have you ever taken Plavix®?

Plavix® has been linked to serious and potentially life-threatening complications!

Click here to read about studies regarding the effects of Plavix®

Plavix® (clopidogrel) is prescribed to keep blood platelets from coagulating or clotting. This is designed to prevent unwanted blood clots that can occur with certain heart or blood vessel conditions. Plavix® and its generic, clopidogrel, have recently been found to have a number of negative side effects including an increase in internal hemorrhaging. This ranges from cerebral bleeding to gastrointestinal bleeding and bleeding ulcers. Potential Plavix®/Clopidogrel Injuries include:

  • Internal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Cerebral Bleeding or Hemorrhage
  • Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP)
  • Bone Marrow Damage
  • Heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Ulcers
  • Death

The following symptoms are indications of excessive internal bleeding:

  • Bleeding that lasts a long time
  • Coughing up blood
  • Dizziness
  • Headaches
  • Joint pain
  • Red or black stools
  • Swelling
  • Uncontrollable, severe bleeding
  • Urine that is pink or brown
  • Vomit that looks like coffee grounds
  • Vomiting blood

Click here for more information on Plavix® injuries.

If you or a loved one has experienced one or more of these issues after taking Plavix®/Clopidogrel, please call us