Mercaptopurine and Hypoglycaemia - from FDA reports


Summary

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 9,560 people who have side effects when taking Mercaptopurine from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 25, 2017

9,560 people reported to have side effects when taking Mercaptopurine.
Among them, 43 people (0.45%) have Hypoglycaemia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mercaptopurine cause Hypoglycaemia?

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%)
  • B Precursor Type Acute Leukaemia (2 people, 4.65%)
  • Pyoderma Gangrenosum (1 person, 2.33%)
  • Chest Pain (1 person, 2.33%)
  • Baltic Myoclonic Epilepsy (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%)
  • Nausea (3 people, 6.98%)
  • Dehydration (3 people, 6.98%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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