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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of BRILINTA oral.

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59 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Blood Clot Prevention Following Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
9/28/2015 5:13:29 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I started taking this drug in July after having 2 DES stents placed. For the next 30 days had a rash everywhere and severe roving joint pain. I had no other alternative because I couldn't take Plavix. I hung in there hoping the side effects would subside. After 4 weeks they did but I still have the easy bruising that is apparent in the large purple spots on my body. Cardiologist says there is ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Blood Clot Prevention Following Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
9/24/2015 3:21:12 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
been on this hurtful mind changing,anxiety, heart skipping, dizziness, back hurting, leg soreness, no energy,cant breath right, no life drug for 5 days. This is the worst pill ever....Dont take this pill....fight your doctor on it,,,,I am stopping today as I would rather die then feel like what this drug has me feeling like....Doctors should be ashamed of themself giving this death pill to anyone ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Blood Clot Prevention Following Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
9/2/2015 9:43:34 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Have been on it for a month, after having 2 stents inserted, with no side effects.

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

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