Compare Lodine vs. Plavix

Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.

Lodine
(etodolac)

Plavix
(clopidogrel)

Coming soon.Prevents blood clots. Plavix (Clopidogrel) works well to prevent blood clots and heart complications, but watch out for drug interactions.
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Coupons for Lodine
Best available price for 60 (300mg) capsules of etodolac
Coupons for Plavix
Best available price for 30 (75mg) tablets of clopidogrel
Reviews & ratings
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Reviews for Lodine (etodolac)
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Reviews for Plavix (clopidogrel)
59%
+29% better vs. Lodine (etodolac)
49%
+29% better vs. Lodine (etodolac)
16%
-6% worse vs. Lodine (etodolac)
343 reviews
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Side effects
LodinePlavix

We haven’t found good data for Lodine side effects.

FDA side effect reports for Lodine »
  • Minor bleeding 3%
  • Major bleeding 1%
  • Any noncerebral bleeding 1%
More Plavix side effects »
How it works
LodinePlavix
Coming soon.Plavix (Clopidogrel) is an antiplatelet blood thinner. It prevents blood platelets from working, which makes it harder for your body to form blood clots.
Type of medication
LodinePlavix
Prescription only
Available as
LodinePlavix
  • Pill
  • Extended release
  • Pill
Used for
LodinePlavix
  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis Osteoarthritis Pain Rheumatoid Arthritis
Risk factors for serious side effects
LodinePlavix
    Coming soon.
    • Genetic variation (CYP2C19 poor metabolizer)
    • Drug-interactions
    • Age greater than 65
    • History of gastrointestinal bleeding
    • High blood pressure
    Detailed Plavix (clopidogrel) risks & warnings »
    Pregnancy

    Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

    Research studies with animals haven’t found a risk to unborn babies, but it hasn’t been properly studied in humans.

    Interactions
    LodinePlavix
    No interactions related info.
    • Lots of interactions with other drugs or supplements. Always check with your doctor or pharmacist before starting any new meds.
    • Interacts with a lot of medicines and supplements. Don't start any new meds without talking to your doctor.
    Upsides and benefits
    LodinePlavix
    Coming soon
    • Thins your blood to protect your heart after a heart attack or after a procedure on your heart.
    • Studies have shown clopidogrel lowers your risk of death or further heart complications.
    Downsides and risks
    LodinePlavix
    Coming soon
    • Raises your risk of bleeding and bruising.
    • Lots of interactions with other drugs or supplements. Always check with your doctor or pharmacist before starting any new meds.
    • Doesn't work well for people with certain genetic variations.
    Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
    LodinePlavix
    Coming soon
    • Thins your blood to prevent clots from forming or getting bigger. Doesn't break up existing clots.
    • Can raise your risk of bleeding or bruising.
    • Take it exactly as instructed.
    • Interacts with a lot of medicines and supplements. Don't start any new meds without talking to your doctor.
    • Let your doctor know about any fever, weakness, or unusual bleeding or bruising.
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