Review: could Nitroglycerin cause Thin Blood?


Summary

Thin blood is found among people who take Nitroglycerin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 24,230 people who have side effects while taking Nitroglycerin from FDA and social media. Among them, 814 have Thin blood. Find out below who they are, when they have Thin blood and more.

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Nitroglycerin

Nitroglycerin has active ingredients of nitroglycerin. It is often used in chest pain. (latest outcomes from Nitroglycerin 29,228 users)

Thin Blood

Thin blood has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, sepsis, diarrhea, pneumonia (latest reports from 132,179 Thin blood patients).

On Sep, 18, 2016

24,230 people reported to have side effects when taking Nitroglycerin.
Among them, 814 people (3.36%) have Thin Blood


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Nitroglycerin cause Thin blood?

Time on Nitroglycerin when people have Thin Blood *:

  • < 1 month: 63.64 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 4.55 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 18.18 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.09 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.55 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Thin Blood when taking Nitroglycerin *:

  • female: 38.24 %
  • male: 61.76 %

Age of people who have Thin Blood when taking Nitroglycerin *:

  • 0-1: 0.28 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.42 %
  • 20-29: 0.84 %
  • 30-39: 2.67 %
  • 40-49: 8.57 %
  • 50-59: 16.99 %
  • 60+: 70.22 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (98 people, 12.04%)
  • Hypertension (50 people, 6.14%)
  • Pain (41 people, 5.04%)
  • Insomnia (24 people, 2.95%)
  • Angina Pectoris (22 people, 2.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (208 people, 25.55%)
  • Plavix (196 people, 24.08%)
  • Heparin (193 people, 23.71%)
  • Lasix (165 people, 20.27%)
  • Furosemide (137 people, 16.83%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dyspnoea (144 people, 17.69%)
  • Anaemia (142 people, 17.44%)
  • Hypotension (128 people, 15.72%)
  • Chest Pain (128 people, 15.72%)
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (124 people, 15.23%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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