Bortezomib and Platelet count decreased - from FDA reports

Platelet count decreased is found among people who take Bortezomib, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Dexamethasone, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Platelet count decreased with Bortezomib. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 6,911 people who have side effects when taking Bortezomib from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 04, 2018

6,911 people reported to have side effects when taking Bortezomib.
Among them, 757 people (10.95%) have Platelet count decreased

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Bortezomib cause Platelet count decreased?

Time on Bortezomib when people have Platelet count decreased *:

  • < 1 month: 61.01 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 30.19 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.77 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 1.26 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.52 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.26 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 38.16 %
  • male: 61.84 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.41000000000000003 %
  • 2-9: 0.21 %
  • 10-19: 0.62 %
  • 20-29: 1.24 %
  • 30-39: 5.59 %
  • 40-49: 6.42 %
  • 50-59: 17.39 %
  • 60+: 68.12 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 516 people, 68.16%
  • Preventive Health Care: 67 people, 8.85%
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (malignant (cancer) cells form in the lymph system): 42 people, 5.55%
  • Plasmablastic Lymphoma (aggressive b-cell cancer occurring mainly in the jaws and oral cavity): 33 people, 4.36%
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma (cancer of lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell): 25 people, 3.30%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Dexamethasone: 160 people, 21.14%
  • Revlimid: 153 people, 20.21%
  • Melphalan: 78 people, 10.30%
  • Cyclophosphamide: 65 people, 8.59%
  • Prednisone: 51 people, 6.74%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Agranulocytosis (a deficiency of granulocytes in the blood, causing increased vulnerability to infection): 284 people, 37.52%
  • Anaemia (lack of blood): 254 people, 33.55%
  • Diarrhea: 191 people, 25.23%
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (surface nerve damage): 184 people, 24.31%
  • Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 175 people, 23.12%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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