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Review: could Aldomet cause Thrombocytopenia?

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 332,676 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood pressure, preventive health care, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, pain.

On Sep, 2, 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 332,676 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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    Rawlins62290 on Jul, 31, 2014:

    Hi my name is Sommer Rawlins I am 24 and live in South Webster Ohio I was reading the comments above and was horrified by what you mothers are going through. I to was on Methyldopa durong my pregnacy. After giving birth to my son i was imformed i too tested positive for Ampheramines but thank the lord the social worker did her homework and knew it was a false positive ....but why doesnt doctors and nurses know this why hasnt the FDA done any research!! This is extremely horrifying that mothers are losing their kids over blood pressure medication they were prescribed while pregnant I wish I could Help this is a disgrace I had to comment and say that I also had it happen to me taking Methyldopa ....FDA needs to educate themselves and it needs to be listed as a side affect!!! This cant keep happening to innocent mothers that just did as they were advised to do and prescribed to take!!!

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