Malarone and Nosebleed - from FDA reports

Nosebleed is found among people who take Malarone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ivermectin, and have Plasmodium falciparum infection. This review analyzes which people have Nosebleed with Malarone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,284 people who have side effects when taking Malarone from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 01, 2018

2,284 people reported to have side effects when taking Malarone.
Among them, 17 people (0.74%) have Nosebleed

Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on Malarone when people have Nosebleed *:

  • < 1 month: 93.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 6.67 %
  • 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 Nosebleed when taking Malarone *:

  • female: 70.59 %
  • male: 29.41 %

Age of people who have Nosebleed when taking Malarone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 6.67 %
  • 30-39: 26.67 %
  • 40-49: 6.67 %
  • 50-59: 13.33 %
  • 60+: 46.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Plasmodium Falciparum Infection (malaria caused by the protozoan parasite plasmodium falciparum): 4 people, 23.53%
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles): 1 person, 5.88%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ivermectin: 4 people, 23.53%
  • Renagel: 3 people, 17.65%
  • Nexium: 3 people, 17.65%
  • Gaviscon: 3 people, 17.65%
  • Ativan: 1 person, 5.88%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea And Vomiting: 6 people, 35.29%
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 6 people, 35.29%
  • Pancytopenia (medical condition in which there is a reduction in the number of red and white blood cells, as well as platelets): 5 people, 29.41%
  • Head Injury: 4 people, 23.53%
  • Abdominal Pain: 4 people, 23.53%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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