Review: could Amphotericin B cause Neutrophil Count Decreased?


Neutrophil count decreased is found among people who take Amphotericin B, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Etoposide, and have Acute lymphocytic leukaemia . We study 5,024 people who have side effects while taking Amphotericin b from FDA and social media. Among them, 35 have Neutrophil count decreased. Find out below who they are, when they have Neutrophil count decreased and more.

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Amphotericin B

Amphotericin b has active ingredients of amphotericin b. It is often used in thrush. (latest outcomes from Amphotericin b 6,063 users)

Neutrophil Count Decreased

Neutrophil count decreased (less than normal number of neutrophil a type of blood cell) has been reported by people with schizophrenia, preventive health care, multiple myeloma, hepatitis c, high blood pressure (latest reports from 18,705 Neutrophil count decreased patients).

On Oct, 27, 2016

5,024 people reported to have side effects when taking Amphotericin B.
Among them, 35 people (0.7%) have Neutrophil Count Decreased

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amphotericin b cause Neutrophil count decreased?

Time on Amphotericin B when people have Neutrophil Count Decreased *:

  • < 1 month: 30 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 60 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Neutrophil Count Decreased when taking Amphotericin B *:

  • female: 44.12 %
  • male: 55.88 %

Age of people who have Neutrophil Count Decreased when taking Amphotericin B *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 6.06 %
  • 10-19: 3.03 %
  • 20-29: 24.24 %
  • 30-39: 15.15 %
  • 40-49: 24.24 %
  • 50-59: 9.09 %
  • 60+: 18.18 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Prophylaxis (7 people, 20.00%)
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukaemia (7 people, 20.00%)
  • Pseudomembranous Colitis (5 people, 14.29%)
  • Gastric Ulcer (5 people, 14.29%)
  • B-Cell Lymphoma (4 people, 11.43%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Meropenem (9 people, 25.71%)
  • Etoposide (9 people, 25.71%)
  • Vancomycin (7 people, 20.00%)
  • Sprycel (7 people, 20.00%)
  • Maxipime (7 people, 20.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Platelet Count Decreased (19 people, 54.29%)
  • White Blood Cell Count Decreased (14 people, 40.00%)
  • Pulmonary Haemorrhage (9 people, 25.71%)
  • Pyrexia (8 people, 22.86%)
  • Pericardial Effusion (8 people, 22.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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