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    Condition: Blood Clot Prevention Following Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
    12/18/2015 1:13:08 PM

    Reviewer: JackSprat, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    No issues other than I cannot take Metformin.

    Condition: Blood Clot Prevention Following Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
    12/17/2015 2:09:52 AM

    Reviewer: tonyac2, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Prescribed Effient 10mg w/aspirin 81mg after multiple drug eluting stents were placed (5 stents)in coronary arteries. Encountered slight bruseing of the skin up and around abdominal area upon early usage of medication but this has subsided. Only other interactions to reflect about is the discomfort of prolong bleeding of any type of cuts (small) or even if a skin pimple is removed or scratched off ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Blood Clot Prevention Following Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
    11/5/2015 2:57:43 PM

    Reviewer: Effient, 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    light head,headache, tight chest.hopefully my body will get use to it.

    Condition: Blood Clot Prevention Following Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
    5/10/2015 10:56:05 AM

    Reviewer: 65-74 Male (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Was taken off Plavix and put on this drug while in the hospital following an angioplasty and stent (my 7th) implacement. I immediately started having great difficulty breathing - felt like I was drowning. I insisted they discontinue the Effient and put me back on the Plavix. Bingo - breathing difficulty resolved.

    Condition: Blood Clot Prevention Following Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
    3/14/2015 11:17:58 AM

    Reviewer: Sue, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I dislike the seemingly spontaneous bleeding but can live with it...but have real weakness in my legs...legs often feel like noodles. Can't attribute it to any other changes in habits or meds. Anyone else have these symptoms? Want to get off or lower dosage but Cardiologist seems to insist that 10 mg Effient + 81 mg. aspirin are required. I'm 79 and otherwise in excellent health...wo ... Show Full Comment

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