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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Effient Oral.

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111 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Blood Clot Prevention Following Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
3/25/2014 3:06:49 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:

Condition: Blood Clot Prevention Following Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
2/4/2014 10:30:58 PM

Reviewer: GC, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had been taking Plavix, but after a stent occluded 4 months after placement, my cardiologist prescribed Effient and 1 325 mg aspirin. Three months later, my HGB was 6.1. Doctors said that that large of a blood loss HAD to be caused by something else. After an endoscopy, colonoscopy, small bowel study, and camera endoscopy nothing was found. I stopped all aspirin, all Advil and received 5 iron ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Blood Clot Prevention Following Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
2/4/2014 3:04:48 PM

Reviewer: 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

Condition: Blood Clot Prevention Following Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
1/1/2014 12:19:46 PM

Reviewer: Rosenana, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I had back to back MI's in early 2013. First MI, Lad stened and placed on Plavix. 3 weeks later another MI in LAD. Larger stent placed and placed on Effient. Told I had to be on Effient 15 months and then switched to Plavix. I cannot wait for Plavix. Effient is very very expensive and when you are on Medicare Part D...you get into the donut hole QUICKLY! Thank God for a few samples. I a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Blood Clot Prevention Following Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
11/13/2013 5:47:11 AM

Reviewer: RKuchera, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
January 30,2013 was given a stent placement for one of two arteries in the heart that were partially closed and diagnosed with a kidney stone and told I had suffered a heart attack, which later was disproved, that they had to fix the heart before they could fix the kidney, which later was the cause of the arteries being constricted and source of the problem, I was placed on effient (prasugrel) ... Show Full Comment

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