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Review: could Lisinopril cause Platelet count decreased?

Summary: Platelet count decreased could be caused by Lisinopril, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 93,292 people who have side effects while taking Lisinopril from FDA and social media. Among them, 724 have Platelet count decreased. Find out below who they are, when they have Platelet count decreased and more.

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Lisinopril

Lisinopril (latest outcomes from 98,719 users) has active ingredients of lisinopril. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Platelet count decreased

Platelet count decreased (latest reports from 242,668 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, hepatitis c, high blood pressure, preventive health care, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 93,292 people reported to have side effects when taking Lisinopril. Among them, 724 people (0.78%) have Platelet Count Decreased. They amount to 0.30% of all the 237,694 people who have Platelet Count Decreased on eHealthMe.

Trend of Platelet count decreased in Lisinopril reports

Time on Lisinopril when people have Platelet count decreased * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Platelet count decreased16.67%22.22%0.00%16.67%22.22%0.00%22.22%

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

FemaleMale
Platelet count decreased42.84%57.16%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Platelet count decreased0.00%0.00%0.62%1.54%0.77%5.39%17.10%74.58%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (81 people, 11.19%)
  2. Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (55 people, 7.60%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (39 people, 5.39%)
  4. Myelodysplastic syndrome (29 people, 4.01%)
  5. Nausea (26 people, 3.59%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (205 people, 28.31%)
  2. Lasix (109 people, 15.06%)
  3. Simvastatin (97 people, 13.40%)
  4. Furosemide (86 people, 11.88%)
  5. Atenolol (83 people, 11.46%)

* 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.

    Reply

    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

    Reply

    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!!!!

    Reply

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