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Review: could Aldomet cause Thrombocytopenia?

Summary: Thrombocytopenia could be caused by Aldomet, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take 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 (latest outcomes from 1,663 users) has active ingredients of methyldopa. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Thrombocytopenia

Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood) (latest reports from 330,398 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood pressure, preventive health care, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, pain.

On Apr, 17, 2014: 1,635 people reported to have side effects when taking Aldomet. Among them, 14 people (0.86%) have Thrombocytopenia. They amount to 0.00% of all the 330,345 people who have Thrombocytopenia on eHealthMe.

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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