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Review: could Herpes zoster cause Thrombocytopenia?

We study 6,567 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

Herpes zoster (latest reports from 117,184 patients) can be treated by Valtrex, Acyclovir, Gabapentin, Lyrica, Valacyclovir, Valacyclovir Hydrochloride.

Thrombocytopenia

Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood) (latest reports from 332,968 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood pressure, preventive health care, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, pain.

On Oct, 29, 2014: 6,567 people who have herpes zoster are studied. Among them, 60 (0.91%) have Thrombocytopenia.

Trend of Thrombocytopenia in herpes zoster reports

Gender of people who have herpes zoster and experienced Thrombocytopenia * :

FemaleMale
Thrombocytopenia41.43%58.57%

Age of people who have herpes zoster and experienced Thrombocytopenia * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Thrombocytopenia0.00%0.00%0.00%4.62%4.62%0.00%9.23%83.08%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Pain (13 people, 21.67%)
  2. Prophylaxis (13 people, 21.67%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (10 people, 16.67%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (10 people, 16.67%)
  5. Emphysema (9 people, 15.00%)
  6. Cerebral infarction (8 people, 13.33%)
  7. Hyperlipidaemia (8 people, 13.33%)
  8. Blister (7 people, 11.67%)
  9. Lymphoma (6 people, 10.00%)
  10. Cancer pain (6 people, 10.00%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Valtrex (27 people, 45.00%)
  2. Acyclovir (24 people, 40.00%)
  3. Pravastatin sodium (14 people, 23.33%)
  4. Famotidine (12 people, 20.00%)
  5. Aspirin (12 people, 20.00%)
  6. Dexamethasone (11 people, 18.33%)
  7. Clarithromycin (9 people, 15.00%)
  8. Theophylline (9 people, 15.00%)
  9. Diclofenac sodium (9 people, 15.00%)
  10. Glimepiride (8 people, 13.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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