Pletal Oral Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • an infection
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • a stuffy and runny nose
  • dizziness
  • fluid retention in the legs, feet, arms or hands
  • headache
  • heart throbbing or pounding
  • loose stools
  • diarrhea
  • INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • large purple or brown skin blotches
  • bleeding from the retina
  • bleeding in the eye
  • inflammation of the tissue lining the sinuses
  • an ulcer of the duodenum
  • an ulcer from too much stomach acid
  • blood coming from anus
  • fainting
  • swelling of the tongue
  • nosebleed
  • fast heartbeat
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • orthostatic hypotension, a form of low blood pressure
  • throat irritation
  • inflammation of the esophagus
  • a type of stomach irritation called gastritis
  • indigestion
  • inflammation of the large intestine
  • joint pain
  • backache
  • muscle pain
  • bone pain
  • sensation of spinning or whirling
  • fever
  • visible water retention
  • cough
  • nausea
  • gas
  • intense abdominal pain
  • RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • a type of blood disorder with a decrease in all types of blood cells called pancytopenia
  • low blood counts due to bone marrow failure
  • anemia
  • an increased risk of bleeding
  • decreased blood platelets
  • very low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
  • low levels of white blood cells
  • low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
  • high blood pressure
  • angina, a type of chest pain
  • rapid ventricular heartbeat
  • torsades de pointes, a type of abnormal heart rhythm
  • atrial fibrillation
  • prolonged QT interval on EKG
  • a hemorrhage in the brain
  • subdural intracranial hemorrhage
  • a stroke
  • cerebral ischemia, a lack of blood supply to the brain
  • low blood pressure
  • bleeding
  • a type of inflammation of the lung called interstitial pneumonitis
  • bleeding of the stomach or intestines
  • bloody urine
  • bleeding not related to menstrual period
  • an acute skin rash
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
  • itching
  • neck stiffness
  • a skin rash
  • coughing up of blood
  • chest pain
  • high amount of uric acid in the blood
  • high blood sugar
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
  • a yellowing of the eyes or skin from buildup of bilirubin called jaundice
  • bleeding from the lungs
  • blockage of blood flow from left ventricle of the heart
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • ringing in the ears
  • enlarged superficial veins
  • bruising under the skin
  • hives
  • inflammation of the sac surrounding the joint - bursitis
  • leg cramps
  • difficulty sleeping
  • temporary redness of face and neck
  • decreased appetite
  • vomiting
  • an increased need to urinate often
  • elevation of proteins in the urine
  • generalized weakness
  • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise
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