Review: could Gabapentin cause Platelet count decreased?
Summary: Platelet count decreased could be caused by Gabapentin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Multiple myeloma.
We study 36,656 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 351 have Platelet count decreased. Find out below who they are, when they have Platelet count decreased and more.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 36,743 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 351 people (0.96%) have Platelet Count Decreased. They amount to 0.15% of all the 235,628 people who have Platelet Count Decreased on eHealthMe.
Time on Gabapentin when people have Platelet count decreased * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Platelet count decreased||42.19%||18.75%||4.69%||1.56%||20.31%||12.50%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Platelet count decreased when taking Gabapentin * :
|Platelet count decreased||0.00%||0.00%||7.29%||1.17%||2.04%||9.62%||23.03%||56.85% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (55 people, 15.67%)
- Prophylaxis (30 people, 8.55%)
- Pain (21 people, 5.98%)
- Hypertension (18 people, 5.13%)
- Neuralgia (18 people, 5.13%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (71 people, 20.23%)
- Furosemide (54 people, 15.38%)
- Dexamethasone (53 people, 15.10%)
- Revlimid (48 people, 13.68%)
- Omeprazole (40 people, 11.40%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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