Review: could Mercaptopurine cause Hypoglycaemia?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 21, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 5,699 people who take Mercaptopurine. Among them, 17 have Hypoglycaemia. See who they are, when they have Hypoglycaemia and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Mercaptopurine (latest outcomes from 5,809 users) has active ingredients of mercaptopurine. It is often used in crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis. Commonly reported side effects of Mercaptopurine include crohn's disease aggravated, crohn's disease, inflammatory bowel disease - crohn's disease, fever, nausea.
Hypoglycaemia (deficiency of glucose in the bloodstream) (latest reports from 156,178 patients) has been reported by people with diabetes, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, type 1 diabetes mellitus.
On Feb, 10, 2014: 5,382 people reported to have side effects when taking Mercaptopurine. Among them, 18 people (0.33%) have Hypoglycaemia.
Time on Mercaptopurine when people have Hypoglycaemia * :
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Gender of people who have Hypoglycaemia when taking Mercaptopurine * :
Age of people who have Hypoglycaemia when taking Mercaptopurine * :
Severity of Hypoglycaemia when taking Mercaptopurine ** :
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How people recovered from Hypoglycaemia ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Acute lymphocytic leukaemia (5 people, 27.78%)
- Crohn's disease (2 people, 11.11%)
- Rectal lesion (1 people, 5.56%)
- Colitis ulcerative (1 people, 5.56%)
- Pyoderma gangrenosum (1 people, 5.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (10 people, 55.56%)
- Vincristine (5 people, 27.78%)
- Prednisone (4 people, 22.22%)
- Vincristine sulfate (4 people, 22.22%)
- Dexamethasone (3 people, 16.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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