Xenical and Agranulocytosis - from FDA reports


Agranulocytosis is found among people who take Xenical, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old also take medication Ativan, and have Menopausal symptoms. This review analyzes which people have Agranulocytosis with Xenical. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 11,061 people who have side effects when taking Xenical from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Jan, 17, 2018

11,061 people reported to have side effects when taking Xenical.
Among them, 8 people (0.07%) have Agranulocytosis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xenical cause Agranulocytosis?

Gender of people who have Agranulocytosis when taking Xenical *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Agranulocytosis when taking Xenical *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 12.5 %
  • 30-39: 25.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 37.5 %
  • 60+: 25.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Menopausal Symptoms (3 people, 37.50%)
  • Thyroid Diseases (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Menopause (1 person, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Toprol-Xl (3 people, 37.50%)
  • Hyzaar (3 people, 37.50%)
  • Furosemide (3 people, 37.50%)
  • Aygestin (3 people, 37.50%)
  • Ativan (3 people, 37.50%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (6 people, 75.00%)
  • Stroke (4 people, 50.00%)
  • Streptococcal Sepsis (3 people, 37.50%)
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse (3 people, 37.50%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (3 people, 37.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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