Could Aldomet cause Thrombocytopenia - from FDA reports
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 Aldactone, and have High blood pressure . We study 1,885 people who have side effects while taking Aldomet from FDA. Among them, 43 have Thrombocytopenia. Find out below who they are, when they have Thrombocytopenia and more.
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Aldomet has active ingredients of methyldopa. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Aldomet 1,959 users)
Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, hepatitis c, preventive health care, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 135,158 Thrombocytopenia patients).
On Nov, 24, 2016
1,885 people reported to have side effects when taking Aldomet.
Among them, 43 people (2.28%) have Thrombocytopenia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Aldomet when people have Thrombocytopenia *:
- < 1 month: 75 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 25 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Thrombocytopenia when taking Aldomet *:
- female: 69.23 %
- male: 30.77 %
Age of people who have Thrombocytopenia when taking Aldomet *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 2.86 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 5.71 %
- 50-59: 11.43 %
- 60+: 80.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (7 people, 16.28%)
- Hyperphosphataemia (3 people, 6.98%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (2 people, 4.65%)
- Preventive Health Care (2 people, 4.65%)
- Vertical Infection Transmission (1 person, 2.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Eprex (5 people, 11.63%)
- Aldactone (5 people, 11.63%)
- Lasix (4 people, 9.30%)
- Diovan (4 people, 9.30%)
- Prednisolone (3 people, 6.98%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Haemoglobin Decreased (11 people, 25.58%)
- Fever (6 people, 13.95%)
- Red Cell Aplasia (5 people, 11.63%)
- C-Reactive Protein Increased (5 people, 11.63%)
- Haematocrit Decreased (4 people, 9.30%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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