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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.

Trend of Platelet count decreased in Cellcept reports

Time on Cellcept when people have Platelet count decreased * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Platelet count decreased50.68%30.14%5.48%1.37%6.85%2.74%2.74%

Gender of people who have Platelet count decreased when taking Cellcept * :

FemaleMale
Platelet count decreased43.06%56.94%

Age of people who have Platelet count decreased when taking Cellcept * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Platelet count decreased0.00%6.61%5.45%12.06%8.56%17.51%26.07%23.74%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Renal transplant (58 people, 24.37%)
  2. Liver transplant (16 people, 6.72%)
  3. Lung transplant (12 people, 5.04%)
  4. Bone marrow transplant (9 people, 3.78%)
  5. Renal failure chronic (9 people, 3.78%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prograf (112 people, 47.06%)
  2. Neoral (56 people, 23.53%)
  3. Prednisone (49 people, 20.59%)
  4. Simulect (42 people, 17.65%)
  5. Solu-medrol (41 people, 17.23%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • 14 YEARS AFTER KIDNEY TRANSPLANT. I CAN'T WALK SOME DAYS THE PAIN IS SO BAD. I HAVE SEVERE NEUROPATHY IN FEET & FEEL VERY TIRED & WEAK 3 & SOME DAYS 4 DAYS A WEEK. ALSO VERY NAUSEOUS AFTER EATING & VOMIT SOON AFTER I EAT. MY TEETH ARE SO BAD. THEY CHIP OR JUST FALL OUT & MY VISION IS VERY BAD THAT I GOT A WARNING OF LOSING MY SIGHT IF I DON'T GO BACK & TAKE CARE OF EYES. MY FAMILY THINKS I JUST DON'T WANT TO GO OUT & I SHOULD PUSH MYSELF & I DON'T NEED PAIN MEDS. I DON'T DRINK OR SMOKE BECAUSE I CARE ABOUT MY KIDNEY. PEOPLE THINK MY OLDER SISTER IS YOUNGER THEN ME. I USED TO LOOK YOUNGER THEN MY AGE. NOT THE CASE ANYMORE. SORRY FOR HAVING YOU READ SO MUCH.

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