Review: could Nystatin cause Enlarged Spleen?


Enlarged spleen is found among people who take Nystatin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Bactrim, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 9,647 people who have side effects while taking Nystatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 41 have Enlarged spleen. Find out below who they are, when they have Enlarged spleen and more.

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Enlarged Spleen

Enlarged spleen has been reported by people with gastric ulcer, neuropathy peripheral, cerebral atrophy, gastrointestinal haemorrhage, ards (acute respiratory distress syndrome) (latest reports from 6,598 Enlarged spleen patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

9,647 people reported to have side effects when taking Nystatin.
Among them, 41 people (0.43%) have Enlarged Spleen

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Nystatin cause Enlarged spleen?

Time on Nystatin when people have Enlarged Spleen *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 100 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Enlarged Spleen when taking Nystatin *:

  • female: 82.05 %
  • male: 17.95 %

Age of people who have Enlarged Spleen when taking Nystatin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 10.0 %
  • 10-19: 10.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.33 %
  • 30-39: 6.67 %
  • 40-49: 23.33 %
  • 50-59: 3.33 %
  • 60+: 43.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (7 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (7 people)
  • Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (4 people)
  • Prophylaxis (3 people)
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukaemia (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (10 people)
  • Ranitidine (10 people)
  • Lasix (10 people)
  • Bactrim (10 people)
  • Colace (9 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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