Review: could Cellcept cause Platelet count decreased?
Summary: Platelet count decreased could be caused by Cellcept, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Prograf, and have Renal transplant.
We study 15,502 people who have side effects while taking Cellcept from FDA and social media. Among them, 238 have Platelet count decreased. Find out below who they are, when they have Platelet count decreased and more.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 15,466 people reported to have side effects when taking Cellcept. Among them, 238 people (1.54%) have Platelet Count Decreased. They amount to 0.10% of all the 235,471 people who have Platelet Count Decreased on eHealthMe.
Time on Cellcept when people have Platelet count decreased * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Platelet count decreased||50.68%||30.14%||5.48%||1.37%||6.85%||2.74%||2.74% |
Gender of people who have Platelet count decreased when taking Cellcept * :
|Platelet count decreased||43.06%||56.94% |
Age of people who have Platelet count decreased when taking Cellcept * :
|Platelet count decreased||0.00%||6.61%||5.45%||12.06%||8.56%||17.51%||26.07%||23.74% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Renal transplant (58 people, 24.37%)
- Liver transplant (16 people, 6.72%)
- Lung transplant (12 people, 5.04%)
- Bone marrow transplant (9 people, 3.78%)
- Renal failure chronic (9 people, 3.78%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prograf (112 people, 47.06%)
- Neoral (56 people, 23.53%)
- Prednisone (49 people, 20.59%)
- Simulect (42 people, 17.65%)
- Solu-medrol (41 people, 17.23%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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