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Review: could Lovaza cause Thin blood (Thrombocytopenia )?

Summary: Thin blood is found among people who take Lovaza, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take medication Aspirin, and have Prostate cancer.

We study 10,068 people who have side effects while taking Lovaza from FDA and social media. Among them, 58 have Thin blood. Find out below who they are, when they have Thin blood and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Lovaza and have Thin blood >>>

 

 

 

 

Lovaza

Lovaza has active ingredients of omega-3-acid ethyl esters. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 10,422 Lovaza users)

Thin blood

Thin blood has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, hepatitis c, high blood pressure, preventive health care, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. (latest reports from 41,017 Thin blood patients)

On Jan, 29, 2015: 10,068 people reported to have side effects when taking Lovaza. Among them, 58 people (0.58%) have Thin Blood.

Trend of Thin blood in Lovaza reports

Time on Lovaza when people have Thin blood * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Thin blood when taking Lovaza * :

FemaleMale
Thin blood23.64%76.36%

Age of people who have Thin blood when taking Lovaza * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Thin blood0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%10.00%4.00%16.00%70.00%

Severity of Thin blood when taking Lovaza ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Thin blood ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Prostate cancer (9 people, 15.52%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (5 people, 8.62%)
  3. Hypertension (5 people, 8.62%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (4 people, 6.90%)
  5. Influenza (3 people, 5.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (28 people, 48.28%)
  2. Lipitor (21 people, 36.21%)
  3. Multi-vitamins (19 people, 32.76%)
  4. Vitamin d (16 people, 27.59%)
  5. Atenolol (14 people, 24.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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