Review: could Meropenem cause Thrombocytopenia?
Summary: Thrombocytopenia is found among people who take Meropenem, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Cyclophosphamide, and have Infection.
We study 4,978 people who have side effects while taking Meropenem from FDA and social media. Among them, 219 have Thrombocytopenia. Find out below who they are, when they have Thrombocytopenia and more.
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Meropenem has active ingredients of meropenem. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from 4,986 Meropenem users)
Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood pressure, preventive health care, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, pain. (latest reports from 57,596 Thrombocytopenia patients)
On Mar, 15, 2015: 4,978 people reported to have side effects when taking Meropenem. Among them, 219 people (4.40%) have Thrombocytopenia.
Time on Meropenem when people have Thrombocytopenia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Thrombocytopenia when taking Meropenem * :
Age of people who have Thrombocytopenia when taking Meropenem * :
Severity of Thrombocytopenia when taking Meropenem ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Thrombocytopenia ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Infection (56 people, 25.57%)
- Pancreatic carcinoma metastatic (49 people, 22.37%)
- Sepsis (39 people, 17.81%)
- Neutropenic sepsis (39 people, 17.81%)
- Prophylaxis (29 people, 13.24%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Cyclophosphamide (58 people, 26.48%)
- Teicoplanin (57 people, 26.03%)
- Proleukin (50 people, 22.83%)
- Vancomycin (48 people, 21.92%)
- Fludarabine (46 people, 21.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Recent Meropenem related drug comparison:
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- Comparions of Lactalbumin Hydrolysate, Meropenem, Linezolid for a 59-year old man who has Heart Artery Dilatation
- Comparions of Insulin, Acetaminophen (Actavis Mid Atlantic) - 325MG, Heparin Sodium (Organon Usa Inc) - 1,000 UNITS/ML, Metoclopramide Hydrochloride (Teva) - EQ 10MG BASE, Meropenem for a 61-year old woman who has Liver Disorder
- Comparions of Meropenem (Hospira Inc) - 500MG/VIAL, Imipenem; Cilastatin Sodium for a 1-year old boy who has Thomas Balsam
- Comparions of Vfend (Pfizer) - 200MG/VIAL, MEROPENEM for a 13-year old boy who has INFECTION
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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