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Review: could Aldomet cause Thrombocytopenia?





Summary: Thrombocytopenia is found among people who take Aldomet, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zocor, and have Hypertension.

We study 1,635 people who have side effects while taking Aldomet from FDA and social media. Among them, 14 have Thrombocytopenia. Find out below who they are, when they have Thrombocytopenia and more.

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Aldomet

Aldomet has active ingredients of methyldopa. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Aldomet 1,663 users)

Thrombocytopenia

Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood pressure, preventive health care, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, pain.(latest reports from Thrombocytopenia 57,565 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 1,635 people reported to have side effects when taking Aldomet. Among them, 14 people (0.86%) have Thrombocytopenia.

Trend of Thrombocytopenia in Aldomet reports

Time on Aldomet when people have Thrombocytopenia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Thrombocytopenia75.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Thrombocytopenia when taking Aldomet * :

FemaleMale
Thrombocytopenia60.00%40.00%

Age of people who have Thrombocytopenia when taking Aldomet * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Thrombocytopenia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%7.14%21.43%71.43%

Severity of Thrombocytopenia when taking Aldomet ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Thrombocytopenia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (1 people, 7.14%)
  2. Hiv infection (1 people, 7.14%)
  3. Gestational diabetes (1 people, 7.14%)
  4. Vertical infection transmission (1 people, 7.14%)
  5. Pregnancy induced hypertension (1 people, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zocor (3 people, 21.43%)
  2. Aldactone (3 people, 21.43%)
  3. Ketoprofen (2 people, 14.29%)
  4. Primperan tab (2 people, 14.29%)
  5. Acetaminophen (2 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • How often does thromboyctopenia occur?
    (Asked by a 45 year old woman who has Thrombocytopenia, and takes Folic Acid, Vitamin B12, Omeprazole; Sodium Bicarbonate, Flomax, Lisinopril, Coumadin, Metoprolol Tartrate, Colace)
    73 year old patient with thrombocytopenia of unknown origin. He has failed Rituxin treatments and initial therapy with steroids has actually caused his platelets to lower. Requesting to see if his current medications may be the culprit.
  • I am looking for anyone who has experienced body jerking and/or speech impairment while taking/withdrawing from methyldopa. (1 answer)
    (Asked by a 54 year old woman who has Jerking, Speech Impairment, and takes Methyldopa)
    I am experiencing intense whole body random jerking and speech impairment while taking and withdrawing from methyldopa. I hope to hear from anyone that also has jerking and is/has taken methyldopa.
  • Can warfarin cause a low platelet count
    (Asked by a 71 year old man who has Low Platelet Count, High Testosterone Level, Difficulty Producing Sperm And Dry Mouth, and takes Warfarin Sodium, Hydrochlorothiazide, Digoxin, Bisoprolol Fumarate)
    I have difficulty ejaculating sperm during sex. When this happens, which is becoming the norm, my mouth is also very low on saliva. Can the drugs I have listed be the cause?

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