Review: could Levofloxacin cause Platelet Count Decreased?


Platelet count decreased is found among people who take Levofloxacin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Fluconazole, and have Prophylaxis . We study 15,143 people who have side effects while taking Levofloxacin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,004 have Platelet count decreased. Find out below who they are, when they have Platelet count decreased and more.

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Levofloxacin has active ingredients of levofloxacin; sodium chloride. It is often used in pneumonia. (latest outcomes from Levofloxacin 14,900 users)

Platelet Count Decreased

Platelet count decreased has been reported by people with death, sepsis, pancytopenia, thrombocytopenia, fatigue (latest reports from 104,628 Platelet count decreased patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

15,143 people reported to have side effects when taking Levofloxacin.
Among them, 1,004 people (6.63%) have Platelet Count Decreased

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Levofloxacin cause Platelet count decreased?

Time on Levofloxacin when people have Platelet Count Decreased *:

  • < 1 month: 82.11 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.49 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 1.4 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 41.73 %
  • male: 58.27 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.11 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.78 %
  • 20-29: 4.78 %
  • 30-39: 5.23 %
  • 40-49: 8.01 %
  • 50-59: 16.91 %
  • 60+: 64.18 %

Severity if Platelet Count Decreased when taking Levofloxacin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

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 *:

  • Prophylaxis (118 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (100 people)
  • Hypertension (69 people)
  • Insomnia (44 people)
  • Pneumonia (34 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fluconazole (146 people)
  • Vancomycin (125 people)
  • Lasix (124 people)
  • Allopurinol (122 people)
  • Furosemide (120 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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