Who have Thrombocytopenia with Meropenem?


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 Vancomycin, and have Preventive health care . We study 5,559 people who have side effects while taking Meropenem from FDA and social media. Among them, 465 have Thrombocytopenia. Find out below who they are, when they have Thrombocytopenia and more.

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Meropenem

Meropenem has active ingredients of meropenem. (latest outcomes from Meropenem 8,115 users)

Thrombocytopenia

Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, hepatitis c, preventive health care, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 135,156 Thrombocytopenia patients).

On Nov, 19, 2016

5,559 people reported to have side effects when taking Meropenem.
Among them, 465 people (8.36%) have Thrombocytopenia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Meropenem cause Thrombocytopenia?

Time on Meropenem when people have Thrombocytopenia *:

  • < 1 month: 93.78 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 5.81 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.41 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Thrombocytopenia when taking Meropenem *:

  • female: 45.52 %
  • male: 54.48 %

Age of people who have Thrombocytopenia when taking Meropenem *:

  • 0-1: 1.2 %
  • 2-9: 2.89 %
  • 10-19: 4.1 %
  • 20-29: 6.51 %
  • 30-39: 3.61 %
  • 40-49: 11.81 %
  • 50-59: 13.49 %
  • 60+: 56.39 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vancomycin (104 people, 22.37%)
  • Fluconazole (67 people, 14.41%)
  • Lasix (60 people, 12.90%)
  • Allopurinol (58 people, 12.47%)
  • Acyclovir (53 people, 11.40%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Meropenem, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Preventive Health Care (70 people, 15.05%)
  • Pneumonia (38 people, 8.17%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (31 people, 6.67%)
  • Myelodysplastic Syndrome (30 people, 6.45%)
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (all) (29 people, 6.24%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Anaemia (112 people, 24.09%)
  • Fever (93 people, 20.00%)
  • White Blood Cell Count Decreased (85 people, 18.28%)
  • Agranulocytosis (82 people, 17.63%)
  • Pneumonia (68 people, 14.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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