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Condition: Blood Clot Prevention Following Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
4/30/2015 12:29:53 PM

Reviewer: Tosca, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
What a horrid drug this is. I had taken clopidogrel(Plavix) before and had no problems, but the D.r who placed my stent was all excited about Brilinta. I requested that I be put on clopidogrel but he sent me home with this drug. Within a day I was short of breath. Within two days I was also extremely dizzy and failing faint. I wasn't sure if it was a post-stent side effect so I waited 3 horrib ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Blood Clot Prevention Following Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
3/21/2015 3:00:07 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
had 10th stint put in mar 10 and started brilinta to prevent blood clots. was told to take it easy, with no lifting more than 10 pds for a week. i noticed i was short winded and a constant headache. my asthma doctor suggestion changing from advair to symbicort and the headaches stopped. i started walking on day 8 slowly and managed 3/4 of a mile. today mar 21 i am walking 2 miles. i do get a littl ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Blood Clot Prevention Following Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
8/4/2014 6:27:07 AM

Reviewer: JAXXXON, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Was on this drug for 7 days following 3 stents with painful rash all over my torso and shortness of breath. Lucky Cardiologist changed me to Effient and rash was gone in 2 days with no more side effects.

Condition: Blood Clot Prevention Following Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
5/2/2014 8:10:32 PM

Reviewer: underdog, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
shortness of breath tiredness

Condition: Blood Clot Prevention Following Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
3/11/2014 2:19:47 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was prescribed Brilinta after having a stent placed following an MI. I had serious trouble breathing while on this drug. Cardiologist seemed to think it would go away, but I felt way worse than before my MI. I could not walk more than 40 feet without feeling like I had to stop. I was short of breath even without activity I also felt like my heary was racing. I agrred to give it a while longer ... Show Full Comment

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