Review: could Amphotericin b cause Neutrophil count decreased?
This is a review of Neutrophil count decreased by studying 4,809 people who take Amphotericin b. We analyze: the time on Amphotericin b when people have Neutrophil count decreased, age of these people, the severity of Neutrophil count decreased, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Amphotericin b. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Amphotericin b (latest outcomes from 4,818 users) has active ingredients of amphotericin b. Commonly reported side effects of Amphotericin b include fever, sepsis, multi-organ failure, pneumonia, breathing difficulty.
Neutrophil count decreased
Neutrophil count decreased (less than normal number of neutrophil a type of blood cell) (latest reports from 57,117 patients) has been reported by people with schizophrenia, multiple myeloma, hepatitis c, high blood pressure, lung cancer - non-small cell.
On Mar, 3, 2014: 4,809 people reported to have side effects when taking Amphotericin b. Among them, 33 people (0.69%) have Neutrophil Count Decreased.
Time on Amphotericin b when people have Neutrophil count decreased * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Neutrophil count decreased||44.44%||55.56%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Neutrophil count decreased when taking Amphotericin b * :
|Neutrophil count decreased||0.00%||3.03%||3.03%||24.24%||15.15%||24.24%||9.09%||21.21% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Acute lymphocytic leukaemia (6 people, 18.18%)
- Prophylaxis (4 people, 12.12%)
- Gastric ulcer (4 people, 12.12%)
- Pseudomembranous colitis (4 people, 12.12%)
- B-cell lymphoma (3 people, 9.09%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Meropenem (10 people, 30.30%)
- Maxipime (6 people, 18.18%)
- Sprycel (6 people, 18.18%)
- Etoposide (6 people, 18.18%)
- Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim (6 people, 18.18%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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