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Review: could Pepcid cause Platelet count decreased (Thrombocytopenia )?





Summary: Platelet count decreased is found among people who take Pepcid, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Hypertension.

We study 22,363 people who have side effects while taking Pepcid from FDA and social media. Among them, 413 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 22,830 users)

Platelet count decreased

Platelet count decreased has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood pressure, preventive health care, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, schizophrenia.(latest reports from Platelet count decreased 40,979 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 22,361 people reported to have side effects when taking Pepcid. Among them, 413 people (1.85%) have Platelet Count Decreased.

Trend of Platelet count decreased in Pepcid reports

Time on Pepcid when people have Platelet count decreased * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Platelet count decreased54.02%20.69%3.45%13.79%5.75%2.30%0.00%

Gender of people who have Platelet count decreased when taking Pepcid * :

FemaleMale
Platelet count decreased42.08%57.92%

Age of people who have Platelet count decreased when taking Pepcid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Platelet count decreased0.23%0.94%1.64%5.39%3.98%11.48%26.93%49.41%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (26 people, 6.30%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (20 people, 4.84%)
  3. Breast cancer (19 people, 4.60%)
  4. Pain (18 people, 4.36%)
  5. Prophylaxis (13 people, 3.15%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (78 people, 18.89%)
  2. Aspirin (60 people, 14.53%)
  3. Prednisone (55 people, 13.32%)
  4. Ambien (47 people, 11.38%)
  5. Pepcid rpd (46 people, 11.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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