Mercaptopurine and Hypoglycaemia - from FDA reports
Hypoglycaemia is found among people who take Mercaptopurine, especially for people who are male, 2-9 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Acute lymphocytic leukemia (all). This review analyzes which people have Hypoglycaemia with Mercaptopurine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 8,774 people who have side effects when taking Mercaptopurine from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Mar, 01, 2017
8,774 people reported to have side effects when taking Mercaptopurine.
Among them, 43 people (0.49%) have Hypoglycaemia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Mercaptopurine when people have Hypoglycaemia *:
- < 1 month: 100 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Hypoglycaemia when taking Mercaptopurine *:
- female: 36.11 %
- male: 63.89 %
Age of people who have Hypoglycaemia when taking Mercaptopurine *:
- 0-1: 8.82 %
- 2-9: 61.76 %
- 10-19: 17.65 %
- 20-29: 5.88 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 2.94 %
- 50-59: 0.0 %
- 60+: 2.94 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (all) (26 people, 60.47%)
- Crohn's Disease (3 people, 6.98%)
- B Precursor Type Acute Leukaemia (2 people, 4.65%)
- Ulcerative Colitis (1 person, 2.33%)
- Pyoderma Gangrenosum (1 person, 2.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate (21 people, 48.84%)
- Prednisone (6 people, 13.95%)
- Dexamethasone (6 people, 13.95%)
- Vincristine Sulfate (4 people, 9.30%)
- Oncaspar (4 people, 9.30%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Hypotension (5 people, 11.63%)
- Hair Loss (4 people, 9.30%)
- Ascites (4 people, 9.30%)
- Encephalopathy (3 people, 6.98%)
- Electrolyte Imbalance (3 people, 6.98%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Hypoglycaemia when taking Mercaptopurine?
Mercaptopurine has active ingredients of mercaptopurine. It is often used in crohn's disease. (latest outcomes from Mercaptopurine 8,999 users)
Hypoglycaemia (deficiency of glucose in the bloodstream) has been reported by people with diabetes, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, type 1 diabetes (latest reports from 30,538 Hypoglycaemia patients).
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