Plavix (generic: clopidogrel bisulfate) is a medication prescribed to prevent blood clots and reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes. It is jointly marketed and distributed by two of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world, Sanofi-Aventis and Bristol-Myers Squibb. At one time, the medication generated over $6.3 billion in annual sales. However, lawsuits have been pursued against the manufacturer alleging that for some users it may actually increase the risk of serious injury.

Please note that the lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. are no longer taking on new cases involving Plavix. The content on this page is provided for informational purposes only.


According to lawsuits and legal cases, Plavix has been linked to reports of:

  • Heart attacks
  • Strokes
  • Internal Bleeding
  • Ulcers
  • Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpora (TTP)
  • Death

The following information and resources are provided by the lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. to help individuals better understand the legal claims pursued against the manufacturers of Plavix: