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Plavix®is an anti-clotting drug manufactured by Bristol-Myers Squibb and Sanofi that is used to reduce the risk of stroke or heart attack caused by a blood clot.[1] Plavix® is not a cheap drug; a four-week supply can cost as much as $120.[2]

Generic Plavix®, or clopidogrel, costs less than the brand name medication, but using Plavix® drug coupons, Plavix® printable coupon discounts, manufacturer's rebates and patient assistance programs can enable patients to continue using the brand name. Patients may be eligible for the free Plavix® Choice Card, which reduces the out-of-pocket cost to as low as $37 for insured consumers. Plavix® coupons are offered directly by the manufacturer and may also be available from healthcare providers.


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Brand name for Clopidogrel
Plavix® manufacturer Bristol-Myers Squibb and Sanofi [3]
Uses To reduce the risk of stroke or heart attack in at risk patients.[1]
Side effects Dizziness, excessive tiredness, nausea, stomach pain, headache, nosebleed, diarrhea.[4]
Administration Oral[4]
Types of coupons Plavix® Choice Card, discounts, promotional offers and prescription support programs
Generic available Yes[5]
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Author Susan MacDowell


Plavix Coupons

How to get Plavix coupons

Plavix Coupons and Patient Assistance Programs

  • The Plavix® Choice Card was designed to help patients continue taking Plavix® even after generics hit the market. Some Plavix® users must pay $100 or more since the introduction of generics if they want to keep using the brand-name version. The FDA requires generic drugs to be equally effective and safe as brand-name versions. However, those who still prefer brand-name Plavix® can avoid escalated co-pays with the Plavix® Chioce Card, which reduces insured patients' costs to $37 or more per prescription. The enrollment form is on the official Plavix® website, and users can take the card with their prescription to participating pharmacies like Walgreens and Duane reed to get the discount.[5]
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb has a patient assistance program for people who can not afford their Plavix® (clopidogrel) prescription. Information on this prescription discount and support program is available from the Bristol-Myers Squibb Lifelines of Care Patient Assistance Foundation.[6]

About Plavix

Plavix® is a brand name for the generic drug clopidogrel. It is in a class of medicines called anti-platelet drugs. It can help prevent blood clots, which are the most common causes of heart attacks and strokes. Plavix® (clopidogrel) is available by prescription only.[7]

Plavix® is classified as a blood thinner medication usually taken to prevent heart attacks, strokes and transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) in patients who are at risk for clot-related events or have certain coronary and blood vessel conditions such as peripheral artery disease (PAD).[8] [7] Antiplatelet drugs may also be prescribed to patients after heart bypass surgery, stent replacement and angioplasty, or for blood clot prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation.[9] Common Plavix® side effects include nausea, stomach pain, dizziness, excessive tiredness, headache, nosebleed and diarrhea.[4] Plavix® works by preventing the formation of blood clots that can cause strokes or heart attacks.[4] [7]

Plavix® carries an FDA boxed warning, stating that the drug may be less effective in patients with reduced functioning of their CYP2C19 liver enzyme.[10] Certain genetic traits can reduce the effectiveness of Plavix®, as can GERD medications like Prilosec and Nexium.[7]


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