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Review: could Xarelto cause Platelet count decreased?

Summary: Platelet count decreased could be caused by Xarelto, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aspirin, and have Knee arthroplasty.

We study 4,470 people who have side effects while taking Xarelto from FDA and social media. Among them, 44 have Platelet count decreased. Find out below who they are, when they have Platelet count decreased and more.

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Xarelto

Xarelto (latest outcomes from 4,590 users) has active ingredients of rivaroxaban. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter.

Platelet count decreased

Platelet count decreased (latest reports from 248,130 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, hepatitis c, high blood pressure, preventive health care, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 4,494 people reported to have side effects when taking Xarelto. Among them, 44 people (0.98%) have Platelet Count Decreased. They amount to 0.02% of all the 235,425 people who have Platelet Count Decreased on eHealthMe.

Trend of Platelet count decreased in Xarelto reports

Time on Xarelto when people have Platelet count decreased * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Platelet count decreased16.67%83.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Platelet count decreased66.67%33.33%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Platelet count decreased0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%4.35%95.65%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Knee arthroplasty (9 people, 20.45%)
  2. Hip arthroplasty (7 people, 15.91%)
  3. Atrial fibrillation (5 people, 11.36%)
  4. Ill-defined disorder (2 people, 4.55%)
  5. Cerebrovascular accident prophylaxis (2 people, 4.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (8 people, 18.18%)
  2. Celebrex (6 people, 13.64%)
  3. Lisinopril (4 people, 9.09%)
  4. Metoprolol tartrate (4 people, 9.09%)
  5. Estrogen (3 people, 6.82%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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