Erbitux and White blood cell count decreased - from FDA reports
White blood cell count decreased is found among people who take Erbitux, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Cisplatin, and have Lung cancer - non-small cell . We study 12,557 people who have side effects while taking Erbitux from FDA. Among them, 255 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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White Blood Cell Count Decreased
White blood cell count decreased has been reported by people with hepatitis c, multiple myeloma, multiple sclerosis, schizophrenia, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 54,926 White blood cell count decreased patients).
On Feb, 09, 2017
12,557 people reported to have side effects when taking Erbitux.
Among them, 255 people (2.03%) have White Blood Cell Count Decreased
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Erbitux when people have White Blood Cell Count Decreased *:
- < 1 month: 72.31 %
- 1 - 6 months: 26.15 %
- 6 - 12 months: 1.54 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have White Blood Cell Count Decreased when taking Erbitux *:
- female: 29.13 %
- male: 70.87 %
Age of people who have White Blood Cell Count Decreased when taking Erbitux *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.85 %
- 10-19: 0.42 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 0.85 %
- 40-49: 2.97 %
- 50-59: 23.31 %
- 60+: 71.61 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell (30 people, 11.76%)
- Colon Cancer (26 people, 10.20%)
- Oral Cancer (21 people, 8.24%)
- Rectal Cancer (18 people, 7.06%)
- Oesophageal Adenocarcinoma (16 people, 6.27%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Cisplatin (89 people, 34.90%)
- Taxol (74 people, 29.02%)
- Carboplatin (57 people, 22.35%)
- Decadron (25 people, 9.80%)
- Polaramine (17 people, 6.67%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Neutrophil Count Decreased (88 people, 34.51%)
- Thrombocytopenia (85 people, 33.33%)
- Dehydration (55 people, 21.57%)
- Nausea (52 people, 20.39%)
- Haemoglobin Decreased (49 people, 19.22%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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