Review: could Herpes zoster cause Thrombocytopenia?
We study 6,551 people who have Herpes zoster from FDA and social media. Among them, 60 have Thrombocytopenia. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.
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Herpes zoster (latest reports from 116,542 patients) is typically treated by Valtrex, Acyclovir, Gabapentin, Lyrica, Valacyclovir Hydrochloride, Valacyclovir.
Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood) (latest reports from 331,927 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood pressure, preventive health care, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, pain.
On Jul, 22, 2014: 6,551 people who have herpes zoster are studied. Among them, 60 (0.92%) have Thrombocytopenia. They amount to 0.02% of all the 331,882 people who have Thrombocytopenia on eHealthMe.
Gender of people who have herpes zoster and experienced Thrombocytopenia * :
Age of people who have herpes zoster and experienced Thrombocytopenia * :
Severity of the symptom * :
Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Pain (13 people, 21.67%)
- Prophylaxis (13 people, 21.67%)
- Diabetes mellitus (10 people, 16.67%)
- Multiple myeloma (10 people, 16.67%)
- Emphysema (9 people, 15.00%)
- Cerebral infarction (8 people, 13.33%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (8 people, 13.33%)
- Blister (7 people, 11.67%)
- Lymphoma (6 people, 10.00%)
- Cancer pain (6 people, 10.00%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Valtrex (27 people, 45.00%)
- Acyclovir (24 people, 40.00%)
- Pravastatin sodium (14 people, 23.33%)
- Famotidine (12 people, 20.00%)
- Aspirin (12 people, 20.00%)
- Dexamethasone (11 people, 18.33%)
- Clarithromycin (9 people, 15.00%)
- Theophylline (9 people, 15.00%)
- Diclofenac sodium (9 people, 15.00%)
- Glimepiride (8 people, 13.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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