Review: could Gabapentin cause Platelet count decreased (Thrombocytopenia )?
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 Aspirin, and have Multiple myeloma.
We study 37,095 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.
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Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from 39,637 Gabapentin users)
Platelet count decreased
Platelet count decreased has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, hepatitis c, high blood pressure, preventive health care, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. (latest reports from 41,017 Platelet count decreased patients)
On Mar, 13, 2015: 37,067 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 351 people (0.95%) have Platelet Count Decreased.
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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