Clozapine and Hepatitis c - from FDA reports


Summary

Hepatitis c is found among people who take Clozapine, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Ribavirin, and have Schizophrenia . We study 26,851 people who have side effects while taking Clozapine from FDA. Among them, 101 have Hepatitis c. Find out below who they are, when they have Hepatitis c and more.

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Clozapine

Clozapine has active ingredients of clozapine. It is often used in schizophrenia. (latest outcomes from Clozapine 27,129 users)

Hepatitis C

Hepatitis c has been reported by people with hepatitis c, schizophrenia, hiv infection, liver transplant, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 99,163 Hepatitis c patients).

On Feb, 20, 2017

26,851 people reported to have side effects when taking Clozapine.
Among them, 101 people (0.38%) have Hepatitis C


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Clozapine cause Hepatitis c?

Time on Clozapine when people have Hepatitis C *:

  • < 1 month: 6.45 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.58 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.23 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 19.35 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 38.71 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.68 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hepatitis C when taking Clozapine *:

  • female: 20.2 %
  • male: 79.8 %

Age of people who have Hepatitis C when taking Clozapine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 17.91 %
  • 30-39: 32.84 %
  • 40-49: 40.3 %
  • 50-59: 7.46 %
  • 60+: 1.49 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Schizophrenia (50 people, 49.50%)
  • Schizophrenia, Paranoid Type (10 people, 9.90%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (2 people, 1.98%)
  • Asthma (2 people, 1.98%)
  • Gastritis (1 person, 0.99%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ribavirin (13 people, 12.87%)
  • Pegasys (12 people, 11.88%)
  • Olanzapine (5 people, 4.95%)
  • Aripiprazole (5 people, 4.95%)
  • Clozaril (4 people, 3.96%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • White Blood Cell Count Decreased (39 people, 38.61%)
  • Agranulocytosis (32 people, 31.68%)
  • Neutrophil Count Decreased (28 people, 27.72%)
  • Thrombocytopenia (17 people, 16.83%)
  • Malaise (15 people, 14.85%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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