Review: could Vidaza cause Platelet Count Decreased?


Platelet count decreased is found among people who take Vidaza, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Exjade, and have Myelodysplastic syndrome . We study 7,300 people who have side effects while taking Vidaza from FDA and social media. Among them, 949 have Platelet count decreased. Find out below who they are, when they have Platelet count decreased and more.

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Vidaza has active ingredients of azacitidine. It is often used in myelodysplastic syndrome. (latest outcomes from Vidaza 7,341 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 135,153 Platelet count decreased patients).

On Oct, 22, 2016

7,300 people reported to have side effects when taking Vidaza.
Among them, 949 people (13.0%) have Platelet Count Decreased

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vidaza cause Platelet count decreased?

Time on Vidaza when people have Platelet Count Decreased *:

  • < 1 month: 80.57 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 8.02 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.99 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.21 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.32 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.89 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 32.36 %
  • male: 67.64 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.28 %
  • 2-9: 0.42 %
  • 10-19: 0.14 %
  • 20-29: 0.84 %
  • 30-39: 0.98 %
  • 40-49: 1.82 %
  • 50-59: 8.8 %
  • 60+: 86.73 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Myelodysplastic Syndrome (435 people, 45.84%)
  • Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (128 people, 13.49%)
  • Prophylaxis (51 people, 5.37%)
  • Hypertension (27 people, 2.85%)
  • Pain (24 people, 2.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Exjade (119 people, 12.54%)
  • Lasix (86 people, 9.06%)
  • Cravit (85 people, 8.96%)
  • Revlimid (84 people, 8.85%)
  • Red Blood Cells (71 people, 7.48%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Anaemia (331 people, 34.88%)
  • Neutropenia (235 people, 24.76%)
  • White Blood Cell Count Decreased (232 people, 24.45%)
  • Febrile Neutropenia (212 people, 22.34%)
  • Pneumonia (210 people, 22.13%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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