Meropenem and Thrombocytopenia - from FDA reports


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 Fluconazole, and have Preventive health care. This review analyzes which people have Thrombocytopenia with Meropenem. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 9,221 people who have side effects when taking Meropenem from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 20, 2017

9,221 people reported to have side effects when taking Meropenem.
Among them, 679 people (7.36%) have Thrombocytopenia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Meropenem cause Thrombocytopenia?

Time on Meropenem when people have Thrombocytopenia *:

  • < 1 month: 93.65 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 5.71 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.63 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Thrombocytopenia when taking Meropenem *:

  • female: 43.19 %
  • male: 56.81 %

Age of people who have Thrombocytopenia when taking Meropenem *:

  • 0-1: 1.81 %
  • 2-9: 2.96 %
  • 10-19: 4.11 %
  • 20-29: 5.91 %
  • 30-39: 5.09 %
  • 40-49: 9.69 %
  • 50-59: 15.27 %
  • 60+: 55.17 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Preventive Health Care (105 people, 15.46%)
  • Pneumonia (60 people, 8.84%)
  • Myelodysplastic Syndrome (42 people, 6.19%)
  • High Blood Pressure (40 people, 5.89%)
  • Infection (37 people, 5.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (72 people, 10.60%)
  • Fluconazole (72 people, 10.60%)
  • Allopurinol (62 people, 9.13%)
  • Vidaza (55 people, 8.10%)
  • Acyclovir (55 people, 8.10%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Anaemia (159 people, 23.42%)
  • Fever (137 people, 20.18%)
  • White Blood Cell Count Decreased (121 people, 17.82%)
  • Agranulocytosis (103 people, 15.17%)
  • Pneumonia (89 people, 13.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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