Review: could Erbitux cause White blood cell count decreased?
Summary: 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 8,255 people who have side effects while taking Erbitux from FDA and social media. Among them, 194 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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Erbitux has active ingredients of cetuximab. It is often used in cancer. (latest outcomes from 8,273 Erbitux 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 Mar, 27, 2015: 8,255 people reported to have side effects when taking Erbitux. Among them, 194 people (2.35%) have White Blood Cell Count Decreased.
Time on Erbitux 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||81.13%||18.87%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have White blood cell count decreased when taking Erbitux * :
|White blood cell count decreased||28.08%||71.92% |
Age of people who have White blood cell count decreased when taking Erbitux * :
|White blood cell count decreased||0.00%||1.03%||0.52%||0.00%||0.52%||3.61%||21.13%||73.20% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Non-small cell lung cancer (28 people, 14.43%)
- Head and neck cancer (18 people, 9.28%)
- Rectal cancer (15 people, 7.73%)
- Gastric cancer (14 people, 7.22%)
- Oesophageal adenocarcinoma (13 people, 6.70%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Cisplatin (89 people, 45.88%)
- Taxol (63 people, 32.47%)
- Carboplatin (52 people, 26.80%)
- Radiation therapy (43 people, 22.16%)
- Decadron (25 people, 12.89%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of drug interactions between Heparin, Insulin, Doxycycline, Gemcitabine, Erbitux, Abraxane for a 57-year old man with Dvt, Diabetes, Rash Generalised, Pancreatic Carcinoma Metastatic. The patient has Breathing Sounds - Abnormal (stridor), Breathlessness
- A study of drug interactions between Fluorouracil, Epirubicin Hydrochloride, Cyclophosphamide, Palonosetron Hydrochloride, Dexamethasone, Clonazepam, Alprazolam, Escitalopram for a 40-year old woman with Cancer - Breast, Panic Attack. The patient has Atypical-lympho And Monocyte Increased, Neutropenia, White Blood Cell Count Decreased
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