Review: could Depo-provera cause White blood cell count decreased?
Summary: White blood cell count decreased is found among people who take Depo-provera, especially for people who are 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Prednisone, and have Epilepsy. We study 9,975 people who have side effects while taking Depo-provera from FDA and social media. Among them, 18 have White blood cell count decreased. Find out below who they are, when they have White blood cell count decreased and more.
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Depo-provera has active ingredients of medroxyprogesterone acetate. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from 10,388 Depo-provera users)
White blood cell count decreased
White blood cell count decreased has been reported by people with hepatitis c, schizophrenia, multiple myeloma, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 35,331 White blood cell count decreased patients)
On Apr, 29, 2015: 9,972 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera. Among them, 18 people (0.18%) have White Blood Cell Count Decreased.
Time on Depo-provera when people have White blood cell count decreased * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|White blood cell count decreased||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have White blood cell count decreased when taking Depo-provera * :
|White blood cell count decreased||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||26.32%||31.58%||10.53%||5.26%||26.32% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Epilepsy (4 people, 22.22%)
- Schizophrenia (2 people, 11.11%)
- Mood altered (2 people, 11.11%)
- Menstrual discomfort (2 people, 11.11%)
- Depression (2 people, 11.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone (6 people, 33.33%)
- Viadur (5 people, 27.78%)
- Flonase (5 people, 27.78%)
- Zetia (5 people, 27.78%)
- Zometa (5 people, 27.78%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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kym62 on Apr, 15, 2015:
I have been taking prescription medication for pain that includes acetaminophen for over 12 yrs. My current blood test shows extremely low white blood cell count, and slightly low red cell. Has anyone have these same symptoms?
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