Side effects of Plavix were linked to reports of serious and potentially fatal injuries. A number of lawsuits were pursued against the manufacturer of this popular blood thinner, alleging that inadequate warnings and information about the potential Plavix risks were provided to consumers and the medical community.

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Information provided on this website is for informational purposes, outlining allegations and claims raised on behalf of former users of Plavix, who alleged that various different injuries were caused by the medication, including:

  • Heart Attacks
  • Strokes
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Recurrent Ulcers
  • TTP Blood Disorder
  • Wrongful Death


Plavix (generic: clopidogrel bisulfate) was approved in 1997 for prevention of blood clots and to reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes.  Despite claims that Plavix is better than aspirin, studies have shown that it may carry no significant benefit over the much cheaper alternative.  According to allegations raised in hundreds of lawsuits filed against the drug manufacturer, Plavix side effects may actually increase the risk of serious injury or death.

The following information is available on this website about the history of this litigation: