Compare Side Effects

% of total side effects reported by users. DISCLAIMER: ALL DATA PROVIDED AS-IS. Data Source: openfda.gov.
Side Effect Lipitor Plavix
TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS 4.3% 0%
MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION 2.1% 4.2%
GASTROINTESTINAL HAEMORRHAGE 0.6% 3.5%
NAUSEA 2.7% 2.4%
DYSPNOEA 2.2% 2.7%
DRUG INEFFECTIVE 2.7% 2%
MYALGIA 2.7% 0.9%
FATIGUE 2.5% 2%
CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT 1.4% 2.5%
DIZZINESS 2.2% 2.2%
ASTHENIA 2% 2.1%
PAIN 2.1% 1.8%
PAIN IN EXTREMITY 2.1% 1.3%
DIARRHOEA 2% 1.8%
CHEST PAIN 1.3% 2%
HEADACHE 1.8% 1.5%
FALL 1.5% 1.8%
ARTHRALGIA 1.8% 1%
ANAEMIA 0.9% 1.6%
CARDIAC FAILURE CONGESTIVE 0.9% 1.6%
DEATH 1.3% 1.5%
MUSCLE SPASMS 1.5% 0.7%
CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE 0.7% 1.5%
VOMITING 1.4% 1.4%
MALAISE 1.4% 1.3%
WEIGHT DECREASED 1.4% 1.2%
HYPERTENSION 1.3% 1.1%
BLOOD GLUCOSE INCREASED 1.3% 1.1%
HAEMORRHAGE 0% 1.3%
PNEUMONIA 1.1% 1.2%
PRURITUS 1.1% 1.2%
BACK PAIN 1.2% 1%
HYPOTENSION 0.9% 1.2%
INSOMNIA 1.2% 0.8%
ANXIETY 1.1% 1%
DEPRESSION 1.1% 0.9%
RASH 1.1% 0.9%
RENAL FAILURE 0.8% 1.1%
MUSCULAR WEAKNESS 1.1% 0.6%
DRUG HYPERSENSITIVITY 1.1% 0%
OEDEMA PERIPHERAL 1% 0.9%
FLUSHING 0.9% 1%
DRUG INTERACTION 0.8% 1%
GAIT DISTURBANCE 1% 0.7%
WEIGHT INCREASED 1% 0.6%
ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION 0% 1%
BLOOD CHOLESTEROL INCREASED 1% 0%
PYREXIA 0.9% 0.9%
COUGH 0.9% 0.8%
CONSTIPATION 0.9% 0.7%
FEELING ABNORMAL 0.9% 0.7%
RENAL FAILURE ACUTE 0.7% 0.9%
DIABETES MELLITUS 0.9% 0.5%
CONTUSION 0.4% 0.9%
ABDOMINAL PAIN 0.8% 0.8%
CARDIAC DISORDER 0.7% 0.8%
CONFUSIONAL STATE 0.7% 0.8%
ABDOMINAL PAIN UPPER 0.8% 0.7%
ATRIAL FIBRILLATION 0.7% 0.8%
DECREASED APPETITE 0.8% 0.7%
OFF LABEL USE 0.6% 0.8%
TRANSIENT ISCHAEMIC ATTACK 0.4% 0.8%
CEREBRAL HAEMORRHAGE 0% 0.8%
MULTIPLE INJURIES 0% 0.8%
EPISTAXIS 0% 0.8%
DEHYDRATION 0.7% 0.7%
PARAESTHESIA 0.7% 0.6%
BLOOD PRESSURE INCREASED 0.7% 0.6%
SOMNOLENCE 0.7% 0.6%
HYPOAESTHESIA 0.7% 0.6%
HAEMOGLOBIN DECREASED 0.5% 0.7%
SYNCOPE 0.5% 0.7%
LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS 0.5% 0.7%
INJURY 0.4% 0.7%
CORONARY ARTERY OCCLUSION 0% 0.7%
ANGINA PECTORIS 0% 0.7%
CONDITION AGGRAVATED 0.6% 0.6%
URINARY TRACT INFECTION 0.6% 0.6%
TREMOR 0.6% 0.6%
HYPERHIDROSIS 0.6% 0.6%
MEMORY IMPAIRMENT 0.6% 0.4%
ULCER HAEMORRHAGE 0% 0.6%
AMNESIA 0.6% 0%
RHABDOMYOLYSIS 0.6% 0%
BLOOD CREATINE PHOSPHOKINASE INCREASED 0.6% 0%
NEUROPATHY PERIPHERAL 0.6% 0%
RECTAL HAEMORRHAGE 0% 0.6%
THROMBOCYTOPENIA 0% 0.6%
ERYTHEMA 0.5% 0.5%
VISION BLURRED 0.5% 0.5%
GASTROOESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE 0.5% 0.5%
DYSPEPSIA 0.5% 0.5%
DRUG DOSE OMISSION 0.5% 0.5%
PALPITATIONS 0.5% 0.4%
CHEST DISCOMFORT 0.4% 0.5%
DYSPHAGIA 0.5% 0.4%
ABDOMINAL DISCOMFORT 0.5% 0.4%
CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE 0% 0.5%
CORONARY ARTERIAL STENT INSERTION 0% 0.5%
THROMBOSIS 0% 0.5%
CARDIAC ARREST 0% 0.5%
CARDIAC FAILURE 0% 0.5%
NASOPHARYNGITIS 0.5% 0%
HYPERSENSITIVITY 0.5% 0%
ALANINE AMINOTRANSFERASE INCREASED 0.5% 0%
ARTHRITIS 0.5% 0%
ALOPECIA 0.5% 0%
BLOOD CREATININE INCREASED 0.4% 0.4%
RENAL IMPAIRMENT 0.4% 0.4%
BALANCE DISORDER 0.4% 0.4%
BRADYCARDIA 0% 0.4%
UNEVALUABLE EVENT 0% 0.4%
CATARACT 0.4% 0%
EMOTIONAL DISTRESS 0.4% 0%
MUSCULOSKELETAL PAIN 0.4% 0%
DYSGEUSIA 0.4% 0%
ASPARTATE AMINOTRANSFERASE INCREASED 0.4% 0%

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