Review: could Fluconazole cause Thrombocytopenia?
Summary: Thrombocytopenia is found among people who take Fluconazole, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Acyclovir, and have Preventive health care.
We study 19,833 people who have side effects while taking Fluconazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 961 have Thrombocytopenia. Find out below who they are, when they have Thrombocytopenia and more.
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Fluconazole has active ingredients of fluconazole. It is often used in vaginal yeast infection. (latest outcomes from 20,467 Fluconazole users)
Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood pressure, preventive health care, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, pain. (latest reports from 57,595 Thrombocytopenia patients)
On Feb, 5, 2015: 19,832 people reported to have side effects when taking Fluconazole. Among them, 971 people (4.90%) have Thrombocytopenia.
Time on Fluconazole when people have Thrombocytopenia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Thrombocytopenia when taking Fluconazole * :
Severity of Thrombocytopenia when taking Fluconazole ** :
How people recovered from Thrombocytopenia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Prophylaxis (90 people, 9.27%)
- Multiple myeloma (86 people, 8.86%)
- Pain (48 people, 4.94%)
- Acute myeloid leukaemia (48 people, 4.94%)
- Oropharyngeal candidiasis (39 people, 4.02%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Acyclovir (181 people, 18.64%)
- Vancomycin (141 people, 14.52%)
- Ciprofloxacin (140 people, 14.42%)
- Omeprazole (135 people, 13.90%)
- Furosemide (129 people, 13.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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