Review: could Pepcid cause Platelet count decreased?
We study 22,354 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 (latest outcomes from 22,818 users) has active ingredients of famotidine. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Platelet count decreased
Platelet count decreased (latest reports from 236,586 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood pressure, preventive health care, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, schizophrenia.
On Jul, 16, 2014: 22,354 people reported to have side effects when taking Pepcid. Among them, 413 people (1.85%) have Platelet Count Decreased. They amount to 0.18% of all the 234,942 people who have Platelet Count Decreased on eHealthMe.
Time on Pepcid when people have Platelet count decreased * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Platelet count decreased||54.02%||20.69%||3.45%||13.79%||5.75%||2.30%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Platelet count decreased when taking Pepcid * :
|Platelet count decreased||42.08%||57.92% |
Age of people who have Platelet count decreased when taking Pepcid * :
|Platelet count decreased||0.23%||0.94%||1.64%||5.39%||3.98%||11.48%||26.93%||49.41% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (26 people, 6.30%)
- Multiple myeloma (20 people, 4.84%)
- Breast cancer (19 people, 4.60%)
- Pain (18 people, 4.36%)
- Prophylaxis (13 people, 3.15%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (78 people, 18.89%)
- Aspirin (60 people, 14.53%)
- Prednisone (55 people, 13.32%)
- Ambien (47 people, 11.38%)
- Pepcid rpd (46 people, 11.14%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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