Review: could Gabapentin cause Platelet Count Decreased?


Summary

Platelet count decreased is found among people who take Gabapentin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Dexamethasone, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 37,321 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 943 have Platelet count decreased. Find out below who they are, when they have Platelet count decreased and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 38,775 users)

Platelet Count Decreased

Platelet count decreased has been reported by people with hypotension, thrombocytopenia, weakness, pancytopenia, death (latest reports from 95,086 Platelet count decreased patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

37,321 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 943 people (2.53%) have Platelet Count Decreased


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Platelet count decreased?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Platelet Count Decreased *:

  • < 1 month: 45.45 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.79 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.03 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 19.7 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.03 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Platelet Count Decreased when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 43.75 %
  • male: 56.25 %

Age of people who have Platelet Count Decreased when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.12 %
  • 10-19: 1.92 %
  • 20-29: 1.68 %
  • 30-39: 4.08 %
  • 40-49: 13.69 %
  • 50-59: 22.45 %
  • 60+: 55.7 %

Severity if Platelet Count Decreased when taking Gabapentin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 20 %
  • severe: 40 %
  • most severe: 40 %

How people recovered from Platelet Count Decreased **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (178 people)
  • Pain (98 people)
  • Hypertension (51 people)
  • Prophylaxis (50 people)
  • Anxiety (48 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Dexamethasone (185 people)
  • Omeprazole (171 people)
  • Zometa (168 people)
  • Furosemide (158 people)
  • Revlimid (147 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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