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Review: could Levofloxacin cause Platelet count decreased (Thrombocytopenia )?

We study 5,437 people who have side effects while taking Levofloxacin 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.

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Levofloxacin

Levofloxacin (latest outcomes from 5,531 users) has active ingredients of levofloxacin; sodium chloride. It is often used in sinusitis.

Platelet count decreased

Platelet count decreased (latest reports from 244,273 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, hepatitis c, high blood pressure, preventive health care, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.

On Sep, 12, 2014: 5,437 people reported to have side effects when taking Levofloxacin. Among them, 162 people (2.98%) have Platelet Count Decreased.

Trend of Platelet count decreased in Levofloxacin reports

Time on Levofloxacin when people have Platelet count decreased * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Platelet count decreased84.00%12.00%4.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Platelet count decreased34.46%65.54%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Platelet count decreased0.00%0.00%0.00%3.27%7.19%7.19%22.22%60.13%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (21 people, 12.96%)
  2. Prophylaxis (17 people, 10.49%)
  3. Chronic myeloid leukaemia (11 people, 6.79%)
  4. Infection (7 people, 4.32%)
  5. Hypertension (6 people, 3.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Allopurinol (22 people, 13.58%)
  2. Velcade (21 people, 12.96%)
  3. Furosemide (19 people, 11.73%)
  4. Lasix (19 people, 11.73%)
  5. Lansoprazole (19 people, 11.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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