Mercaptopurine and Blood pressure increased - from FDA reports
Blood pressure increased is found among people who take Mercaptopurine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Crohn's disease . We study 8,774 people who have side effects while taking Mercaptopurine from FDA. Among them, 128 have Blood pressure increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood pressure increased and more.
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Mercaptopurine has active ingredients of mercaptopurine. It is often used in crohn's disease. (latest outcomes from Mercaptopurine 8,997 users)
Blood Pressure Increased
Blood pressure increased has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression (latest reports from 493,523 Blood pressure increased patients).
On Feb, 24, 2017
8,774 people reported to have side effects when taking Mercaptopurine.
Among them, 128 people (1.46%) have Blood Pressure Increased
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Mercaptopurine when people have Blood Pressure Increased *:
- < 1 month: 93.33 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 6.67 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Blood Pressure Increased when taking Mercaptopurine *:
- female: 68.6 %
- male: 31.4 %
Age of people who have Blood Pressure Increased when taking Mercaptopurine *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 17.12 %
- 10-19: 17.12 %
- 20-29: 15.32 %
- 30-39: 11.71 %
- 40-49: 8.11 %
- 50-59: 13.51 %
- 60+: 17.12 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Crohn's Disease (45 people, 35.16%)
- Ulcerative Colitis (22 people, 17.19%)
- Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (all) (20 people, 15.62%)
- Pain (8 people, 6.25%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (8 people, 6.25%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate (47 people, 36.72%)
- Cyclophosphamide (32 people, 25.00%)
- Humira (30 people, 23.44%)
- Cytarabine (28 people, 21.88%)
- Prednisone (21 people, 16.41%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (25 people, 19.53%)
- Headache (22 people, 17.19%)
- Fever (20 people, 15.62%)
- Fatigue (19 people, 14.84%)
- Nausea And Vomiting (17 people, 13.28%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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