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Review: could Vidaza cause Platelet count decreased (Thrombocytopenia )?
We study 4,240 people who have side effects while taking Vidaza from FDA and social media. Among them, 212 have Platelet count decreased. Find out below who they are, when they have Platelet count decreased and more.
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Vidaza (latest outcomes from 4,247 users) has active ingredients of azacitidine. It is often used in myelodysplastic syndrome.
Platelet count decreased
Platelet count decreased (latest reports from 236,988 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, hepatitis c, high blood pressure, preventive health care, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.
On Oct, 26, 2014: 4,240 people reported to have side effects when taking Vidaza. Among them, 212 people (5.00%) have Platelet Count Decreased.
Time on Vidaza 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||94.99%||3.83%||1.18%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Platelet count decreased when taking Vidaza * :
|Platelet count decreased||33.49%||66.51% |
Age of people who have Platelet count decreased when taking Vidaza * :
|Platelet count decreased||0.00%||3.48%||0.00%||0.75%||0.25%||0.00%||7.71%||87.81% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Myelodysplastic syndrome (108 people, 50.94%)
- Iron overload (12 people, 5.66%)
- Liver disorder (12 people, 5.66%)
- Nausea (10 people, 4.72%)
- Neutropenia (8 people, 3.77%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Itraconazole (68 people, 32.08%)
- Meropenem (65 people, 30.66%)
- Exjade (62 people, 29.25%)
- Fluconazole (58 people, 27.36%)
- Prednisolone (57 people, 26.89%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (2 weeks ago):
Upon reduction of jakafi dose due to low platelet count from 20 mg to 5 mg every 12 hours patient experienced extreme pain experienced low blood pressure and rapid heartbeat and with admission to emergency was treated for shock and then diagnosed with toxic shock syndrome and treated for that. The blood and urine tests however showed ant reason for infection after 5 days. He died 40 hours after reaching the hospital. Cytokine overreaction is my belief that brought on a septic shock like syndrome.
Ann Chris on Oct, 14, 2014:
I agree. This took place 16 months ago and was done as directed by the drug rep. Since that time much more has been made known about dosage. The patient was also started on the high dose where research shows now the dose should be started low and slowly worked up. My theory is the rapid decrease in the drug caused a cytokine reaction causing system shock.
Dave M. on Oct, 12, 2014:
Maybe patient should not have been on 20mg. Something else likely going on here with sudden reduction from 20mg to 5mg. Sudden reduction due to sudden drop in platelets. Slower dose reduction with transfusion if required would be in order.
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