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

Summary: 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 Itraconazole, and have Myelodysplastic syndrome.

We study 4,242 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 has active ingredients of azacitidine. It is often used in myelodysplastic syndrome. (latest outcomes from Vidaza 4,249 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, 30, 2014: 4,242 people reported to have side effects when taking Vidaza. Among them, 212 people (5.00%) have Platelet Count Decreased.

Trend of Platelet count decreased in Vidaza reports

Time on Vidaza when people have Platelet count decreased * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Platelet count decreased94.99%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 decreased33.49%66.51%

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

Platelet count decreased0.00%3.48%0.00%0.75%0.25%0.00%7.71%87.81%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Myelodysplastic syndrome (108 people, 50.94%)
  2. Iron overload (12 people, 5.66%)
  3. Liver disorder (12 people, 5.66%)
  4. Nausea (10 people, 4.72%)
  5. Neutropenia (8 people, 3.77%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Itraconazole (68 people, 32.08%)
  2. Meropenem (65 people, 30.66%)
  3. Exjade (62 people, 29.25%)
  4. Fluconazole (58 people, 27.36%)
  5. Prednisolone (57 people, 26.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Pyrexia and one-alpha iv
    (Asked by a 23 year old woman who has Pyrexia, Platelet Count Decreased, Anemia , Liquid In Douglas Space And Hypo Pleural Liquid, Nausea, Vomits, Shivering)
    she was treated for hypocalcemia with high PTH taking calcium per-os and iv,Renagel,trofocard,one-alpha iv. after 5 days fever with shiver 2-3 times daily ,vomits,nausea she took antibiotic therapy after positive gram - blood cultures (first E. coli,second another gram - microorganism ) Initi ...

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