Pepcid and Platelet count decreased - from FDA reports


Summary

Platelet count decreased is found among people who take Pepcid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 27,778 people who have side effects while taking Pepcid from FDA. Among them, 1,177 have Platelet count decreased. Find out below who they are, when they have Platelet count decreased and more.

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Pepcid

Pepcid has active ingredients of famotidine. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Pepcid 28,480 users)

Platelet Count Decreased

Platelet count decreased has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, hepatitis c, preventive health care, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 135,177 Platelet count decreased patients).

On Jan, 24, 2017

27,778 people reported to have side effects when taking Pepcid.
Among them, 1,177 people (4.24%) have Platelet Count Decreased


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pepcid cause Platelet count decreased?

Time on Pepcid when people have Platelet Count Decreased *:

  • < 1 month: 70.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.23 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.47 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.76 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.6 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.44 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Platelet Count Decreased when taking Pepcid *:

  • female: 52.27 %
  • male: 47.73 %

Age of people who have Platelet Count Decreased when taking Pepcid *:

  • 0-1: 2.08 %
  • 2-9: 0.28 %
  • 10-19: 2.17 %
  • 20-29: 3.49 %
  • 30-39: 5.0 %
  • 40-49: 13.31 %
  • 50-59: 19.26 %
  • 60+: 54.39 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (84 people, 7.14%)
  • Pain (62 people, 5.27%)
  • Nausea (36 people, 3.06%)
  • Breast Cancer (33 people, 2.80%)
  • High Blood Pressure (31 people, 2.63%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (220 people, 18.69%)
  • Zofran (183 people, 15.55%)
  • Ambien (147 people, 12.49%)
  • Prednisone (130 people, 11.05%)
  • Dexamethasone (122 people, 10.37%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fever (229 people, 19.46%)
  • Anaemia (204 people, 17.33%)
  • Haemoglobin Decreased (203 people, 17.25%)
  • Agranulocytosis (190 people, 16.14%)
  • Fatigue (163 people, 13.85%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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