Who have Granulocytopenia with Famvir - from FDA reports

Granulocytopenia is found among people who take Famvir, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Skin ulcer. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,608 people who have side effects when taking Famvir from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 24, 2018

2,608 people reported to have side effects when taking Famvir.
Among them, 77 people (2.95%) have Granulocytopenia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Famvir cause Granulocytopenia?

Time on Famvir when people have Granulocytopenia *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Granulocytopenia when taking Famvir *:

  • female: 46.05 %
  • male: 53.95 %

Age of people who have Granulocytopenia when taking Famvir *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 15.62 %
  • 50-59: 43.75 %
  • 60+: 40.62 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (cancer in which the bone marrow makes too many lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell)): 7 people, 9.09%
  2. Mouth Ulcers: 7 people, 9.09%
  3. Skin Ulcer: 7 people, 9.09%
  4. Breast Cancer Metastatic: 5 people, 6.49%
  5. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 5 people, 6.49%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Zometa: 33 people, 42.86%
  2. Levaquin: 28 people, 36.36%
  3. Aredia: 28 people, 36.36%
  4. Amoxicillin: 27 people, 35.06%
  5. Diflucan: 25 people, 32.47%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Pneumonia: 38 people, 49.35%
  2. Stress And Anxiety: 37 people, 48.05%
  3. Pain: 33 people, 42.86%
  4. Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (death of bone of jaw): 30 people, 38.96%
  5. Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood): 29 people, 37.66%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study

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