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Review: could Glipizide cause Platelet count decreased?

Summary: Platelet count decreased could be caused by Glipizide, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Diabetes mellitus.

We study 21,751 people who have side effects while taking Glipizide from FDA and social media. Among them, 162 have Platelet count decreased. Find out below who they are, when they have Platelet count decreased and more.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 21,751 people reported to have side effects when taking Glipizide. Among them, 162 people (0.74%) have Platelet Count Decreased. They amount to 0.07% of all the 237,694 people who have Platelet Count Decreased on eHealthMe.

Trend of Platelet count decreased in Glipizide reports

Time on Glipizide when people have Platelet count decreased * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Platelet count decreased60.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%40.00%

Gender of people who have Platelet count decreased when taking Glipizide * :

FemaleMale
Platelet count decreased36.90%63.10%

Age of people who have Platelet count decreased when taking Glipizide * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Platelet count decreased0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.33%4.00%10.00%84.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (20 people, 12.35%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (12 people, 7.41%)
  3. Hypertension (11 people, 6.79%)
  4. Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (11 people, 6.79%)
  5. Insomnia (8 people, 4.94%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (51 people, 31.48%)
  2. Atenolol (30 people, 18.52%)
  3. Lasix (27 people, 16.67%)
  4. Furosemide (27 people, 16.67%)
  5. Folic acid (24 people, 14.81%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • K S Prakash on Apr, 6, 2011:

    Hi
    I used Lopid 300 mg once a day for about 3 to 3.5 months. My blood sugar levels rose...
    I stopped Lopid.
    Lopid also caused pain in the lower ribs, just above the stomach apart from muscle weakness.
    I stopped the drug and awaiting for improvement.

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    Fresno on Dec, 9, 2012:

    Over the past year, I have lost substantial muscle tone. Strength remains ok but significant change is hardness of muscles though my diet and workout routine remain the same. I stopped finasteride and continue to loss muscle tone. Have had blood work and other tests all negative. Any suggestions

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    william mcniff on Nov, 20, 2012:

    No one lost muscle tissue/weight during or after the BMT????Really??? I lost 75lbs during and after my BMT. 205 to 130lbs. I have no muscle mass at all.
    It has been over 4 years since my transplant and I still cannot rebuild the lost muscle. This is with
    testosterone shots weight training BCAA Whey protein
    creatine etc etc etc.
    I find it hard to believe muscle wasting did not occur with other patients.

    Fraud!!!!

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