Review: could Aspirin cause Aplastic Anaemia?


Aplastic anaemia is found among people who take Aspirin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Plavix, and have Hypertension . We study 180,508 people who have side effects while taking Aspirin from FDA and social media. Among them, 114 have Aplastic anaemia. Find out below who they are, when they have Aplastic anaemia and more.

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Aspirin has active ingredients of aspirin. It is often used in preventive health care. (latest outcomes from Aspirin 184,887 users)

Aplastic Anaemia

Aplastic anaemia (blood disorder in which the body's bone marrow doesn't make enough new blood cells) has been reported by people with alanine aminotransferase increased, rashes, sepsis, liver disorder, diarrhea (latest reports from 5,472 Aplastic anaemia patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

180,508 people reported to have side effects when taking Aspirin.
Among them, 114 people (0.06%) have Aplastic Anaemia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Aspirin cause Aplastic anaemia?

Time on Aspirin when people have Aplastic Anaemia *:

  • < 1 month: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 25.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 62.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Aplastic Anaemia when taking Aspirin *:

  • female: 44.55 %
  • male: 55.45 %

Age of people who have Aplastic Anaemia when taking Aspirin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.15 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 11.83 %
  • 50-59: 7.53 %
  • 60+: 78.49 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (11 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (8 people)
  • Convulsion (8 people)
  • Epilepsy (7 people)
  • Angina Pectoris (7 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Plavix (30 people)
  • Lasix (27 people)
  • Folic Acid (22 people)
  • Heparin (21 people)
  • Allopurinol (18 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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