Review: could Amphotericin b cause Neutrophil count decreased?
We study 4,957 people who have side effects while taking Amphotericin b from FDA and social media. Among them, 33 have Neutrophil count decreased. Find out below who they are, when they have Neutrophil count decreased and more.
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Amphotericin b (latest outcomes from 4,969 users) has active ingredients of amphotericin b. It is often used in antifungal.
Neutrophil count decreased
Neutrophil count decreased (less than normal number of neutrophil a type of blood cell) (latest reports from 61,352 patients) has been reported by people with schizophrenia, hepatitis c, multiple myeloma, high blood pressure, breast cancer.
On Aug, 2, 2014: 4,957 people reported to have side effects when taking Amphotericin b. Among them, 33 people (0.67%) have Neutrophil Count Decreased. They amount to 0.05% of all the 61,339 people who have Neutrophil Count Decreased on eHealthMe.
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%)
- Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim (6 people, 18.18%)
- Sprycel (6 people, 18.18%)
- Polyethylene glycol (6 people, 18.18%)
- Vancomycin (6 people, 18.18%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Comments from related studies:
From this study (5 days ago):
Fever over 102, chills, horrible pain began on day 5 taking medication. Red blotchy rash began appearing late following day on chest and back and gradually spread. Blood blister-type rash on legs. Went to ER after 4 days. Told I have sulfa allergy. Given iV fluid and meds. Need follow up blood tests to recheck my low WBC, platelets and Neu. Counts. Prescribed Benadryl.
From this study (2 years ago):
Nasty drug. While indicated not sure of its effectiveness for my condition.......they have not been able to precisely determine the type of mucor invading my body. The problem I have is that the side effects can be somewhat alleviated by premeditation and use of an opioid prn for rigors/pain (protocols call for Demerol but it makes me sick, Fentanyl has been used instead) not all doctors writing the orders for this drug's administration understand these medication protocols and I suffer needlessly.
From this study (2 years ago):
Despite severe reaction to medication (required treatment with adenosine for tachycardia and piriton for all over body hives/urticaria with itching) the treatment was not stopped for 5 days. Very unpleasant for child concerned and nurses carrying out care but medic insisted drug continued for full 5 days. Please more widely disseminate information about these side-effects.
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