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Pegasys (Peginterferon Alfa-2A) - Platelet Count Decreased - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Cases with Platelet Count Decreased (114)

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Pegasys (Peginterferon Alfa-2A) where reactions include platelet count decreased. The selected reports were submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year.

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Possible Pegasys side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-24

Patient: female, weighing 45.0 kg (99.0 pounds)

Reactions: Periorbital Oedema, Syncope, Anaemia, Platelet Count Decreased, Dizziness, Rash, Asthenia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pegasys
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-06-05

Pegasys
    Dosage: 90 a?g/kg, unk

Ribavirin
    Dosage: 200 mg, qd
    Start date: 2012-08-08

Ribavirin
    Dosage: 600 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-06-05

VX-950
    Dosage: 750 mg, tid
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-06-05

Other drugs received by patient: Vitamin E BAR; Hydroxyzine HCL; Escitalopram; Femring MIS; Vitamin D; Progesterone; Lexapro; Ascorbic Acid



Possible Pegasys side effects in female

Reported by a physician from Turkey on 2012-08-24

Patient: female, weighing 58.0 kg (127.6 pounds)

Reactions: Anaemia, Platelet Count Decreased, Leukopenia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Copegus
    Dosage: dosage form: unknown
    Indication: Hepatitis C

Pegasys
    Dosage: dosage form: unspecified
    Indication: Hepatitis C

VX-950
    Dosage: dosage form: tablet, 3 times as two tablet
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C



Possible Pegasys side effects in

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-22

Patient:

Reactions: White Blood Cell Count Decreased, Nausea, Insomnia, Anaemia, Platelet Count Decreased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Boceprevir
    Dosage: 800 mg, tid
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Pegasys
    Dosage: 180 mg, unknown
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Ribasphere
    Dosage: 3 df, qd

Ribasphere
    Dosage: 600 mg, unknown
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Other drugs received by patient: Tamsulosin Hydrochloride; Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride; Proscar; Eltrombopag Olamine; Multamin; Propranolol Hydrochloride; Prilosec



Possible Pegasys side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-21

Patient: male

Reactions: Vomiting, Pneumonia, Swelling Face, Haemorrhage, Anaemia, Bone Swelling, Ill-Defined Disorder, Platelet Count Decreased, Fluid Retention

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Copegus
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-05-23

Pegasys
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-05-23

Telaprevir
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-05-23



Possible Pegasys side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-15

Patient:

Reactions: Platelet Count Decreased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pegasys
    Dosage: 180 microgram, qw

Pegasys
    Dosage: 90 microgram, qw

Ribasphere

Victrelis
    Dosage: 800 mg, q8h
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-02-01

Other drugs received by patient: Procrit; Chloroquine Phosphate



Possible Pegasys side effects in

Reported by a physician from China on 2012-08-13

Patient:

Reactions: White Blood Cell Count Decreased, Hepatitis C, Drug Ineffective, Anaemia, Pyrexia, Myalgia, Platelet Count Decreased, Hypothyroidism, Asthenia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pegasys
    Indication: Hepatitis C

Ribavirin (Non-Roche / NON-Comparator)
    Dosage: 800-1200mg/d
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C



Possible Pegasys side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-13

Patient: male

Reactions: Haemorrhage Urinary Tract, Anaemia, Presyncope, Platelet Count Decreased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pegasys
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-06-01

Ribavirin
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-06-01

Telaprevir
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-06-01



Possible Pegasys side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-10

Patient:

Reactions: Weight Decreased, Tinnitus, Chapped Lips, Oropharyngeal Pain, Fatigue, RED Blood Cell Count Decreased, Sinusitis, Back Pain, White Blood Cell Count Decreased, Pneumonia, Dysphagia, Stomatitis, Middle Ear Effusion, Anaemia, Pancytopenia, Rash, LIP Ulceration, Sensory Disturbance, Platelet Count Decreased

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Copegus

Pegasys

Victrelis
    Dosage: 4 df, tid

Other drugs received by patient: Ativan; Accolate; Lexapro; Proair (Albuterol Sulfate); Fluticasone Propionate; Procardia XL



Possible Pegasys side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-10

Patient:

Reactions: White Blood Cell Count Decreased, RED Blood Cell Count Decreased, Platelet Count Decreased, Menorrhagia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pegasys

Rebetol
    Administration route: Oral

Victrelis
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Pegasys side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-10

Patient:

Reactions: Basedow's Disease, Weight Decreased, Pruritus, Diabetes Mellitus, Rectal Haemorrhage, Blood Count Abnormal, Appetite Disorder, RED Blood Cell Count Decreased, Anorectal Discomfort, Oedema Peripheral, White Blood Cell Count Decreased, Faeces Hard, Dysgeusia, Mental Impairment, Diarrhoea, Disease Recurrence, Alopecia, Platelet Count Decreased, Asthenia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
PEG-Intron
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2002-01-04

Pegasys
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2005-04-01
    End date: 2006-03-03

Pegasys
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 2012-03-22

Rebetol
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2002-01-04

Rebetol
    Dosage: 3 df, qd
    Start date: 2012-03-22

Rebetol
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 2005-04-01
    End date: 2006-03-03

Victrelis
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-04-19



Possible Pegasys side effects in

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-10

Patient:

Reactions: Dysgeusia, White Blood Cell Count Decreased, Pruritus, Diarrhoea, Platelet Count Decreased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pegasys

Ribavirin
    Dosage: 400 mg, unk

Victrelis
    Dosage: 4 df (800 mg) tid,every 7-9 hours
    Administration route: Oral

Other drugs received by patient: Omega-3-Acid Ethyl Esters; Vitamins (Unspecified)



Possible Pegasys side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-07

Patient: male, weighing 90.3 kg (198.8 pounds)

Reactions: Pruritus, Head Injury, Eczema, Fall, Fatigue, Skin Ulcer, Basal Cell Carcinoma, Thrombocytopenia, Skeletal Injury, Decreased Appetite, Rash Generalised, Skin Disorder, Hypotonia, Blood Disorder, Platelet Count Decreased, Neutropenia, Neutrophil Count Decreased, Respiratory Tract Infection

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pegasys
    Start date: 2012-04-01

Pegasys
    Start date: 2011-08-03
    End date: 2012-06-01

Pegasys
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-08-03
    End date: 2012-07-01

Pegasys
    Indication: HIV Infection
    Start date: 2011-11-02

Pegasys
    Start date: 2011-03-08
    End date: 2012-01-06

Ribavirin
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-08-03
    End date: 2012-06-01

Ribavirin
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-11-02

Ribavirin
    Dosage: in divided doses
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-08-03
    End date: 2012-07-01

Trazodone HCL

Trazodone HCL
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Other drugs received by patient: Fenofibrate; Truvada; Gabapentin; Lexapro; Lipitor; Zofran; Lomotil; Trazodone Hydrochloride; Reyataz



Possible Pegasys side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-07

Patient: female, weighing 105.3 kg (231.7 pounds)

Reactions: Weight Decreased, Folliculitis, Visual Acuity Reduced, Cyst, Photopsia, Menstruation Irregular, Depression, Haematoma, Decreased Appetite, Vomiting, Nausea, Dental Caries, Gastric Haemorrhage, Hypomenorrhoea, Panic Attack, Blood Potassium Decreased, Visual Impairment, Insomnia, Platelet Count Decreased, Polymenorrhoea

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pegasys
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-07-13

Pegasys
    Start date: 2011-09-14
    End date: 2012-06-06

Ribavirin
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-07-13

Ribavirin
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-05-14



Possible Pegasys side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-07

Patient:

Reactions: Abdominal Pain, Rectal Haemorrhage, Flatulence, Anaemia, Haemorrhoids, Constipation, Faeces Discoloured, Abdominal Pain Upper, Abdominal Discomfort, Haemoglobin Decreased, Haematochezia, Fatigue, RED Blood Cell Count Decreased, Platelet Count Decreased, Memory Impairment, Blood Pressure Decreased, Lymphocyte Count Decreased

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pegasys
    Dosage: 180mcg, weekly
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-05-14

Pegasys
    Dosage: 150mcg, weekly

Rebetol
    Dosage: 800 mg, qd

Rebetol
    Dosage: 1000 mg, qd
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-05-14

Victrelis
    Dosage: unk unk, unknown
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-06-11



Possible Pegasys side effects in male

Reported by a physician from China on 2012-08-07

Patient: male

Reactions: White Blood Cell Count Decreased, Portal Hypertension, Hepatic Lesion, Gastritis Haemorrhagic, Anxiety, Hepatomegaly, Gamma-Glutamyltransferase Increased, Hepatic Cyst, Platelet Count Decreased, Neutrophil Count Decreased, Splenomegaly

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pegasys

Other drugs received by patient: Leucogen (Unk Ingredients); Glycyrrhizin; Thymopeptide; Chinese Patent Medicine (Unk Ingredients); Chinese Traditional Medicine



Possible Pegasys side effects in

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-07

Patient:

Reactions: Platelet Count Decreased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pegasys

Rebetol

Victrelis
    Dosage: 800 mg, tid (every 7-9 hours with food)
    Administration route: Oral

Other drugs received by patient: Bupropion Hydrochloride; Minerals (Unspecified); Vitamins (Unspecified); Ascorbic Acid



Possible Pegasys side effects in male

Reported by a physician from Spain on 2012-08-06

Patient: male, weighing 69.0 kg (151.8 pounds)

Reactions: Cholelithiasis, Pancreatitis, Platelet Count Decreased, Leukopenia

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
BI 201335 (Hcv Protease Inhibitor)
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-11-16
    End date: 2012-03-08

Copegus
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-11-16
    End date: 2012-03-08

Pegasys
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-11-16
    End date: 2012-03-08

Other drugs received by patient: Enalapril Maleate; Simvastatin



Possible Pegasys side effects in

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-06

Patient:

Reactions: Weight Decreased, White Blood Cell Count Decreased, Abdominal Pain, Anaemia, Chills, Rash, Pyrexia, Oral Herpes, Hyperhidrosis, Fatigue, RED Blood Cell Count Decreased, Diarrhoea, Platelet Count Decreased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pegasys
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Hepatitis C

Rebetol
    Dosage: 200 mg, unk
    Indication: Hepatitis C

Victrelis
    Dosage: 800 mg, tid
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C

Other drugs received by patient: Rituxan; Citalopram Hydrobromide; Vitamins (Unspecified); Neupogen; Procrit; Lisinopril



Possible Pegasys side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-05

Patient:

Reactions: White Blood Cell Count Decreased, Dysgeusia, Vomiting, Nausea, RED Blood Cell Count Decreased, Malnutrition, Platelet Count Decreased, Memory Impairment, Tremor

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pegasys

Ribavirin
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral

Victrelis
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Pegasys side effects in male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-03

Patient: male

Reactions: White Blood Cell Count Decreased, Nausea, Head Injury, Pain, Blood Count Abnormal, Neck Injury, Fall, Fatigue, Limb Injury, RED Blood Cell Count Decreased, Platelet Count Decreased

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Boceprevir
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-04-28

Pegasys
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-03-30

Pegasys
    Start date: 2012-05-11

Ribavirin
    Start date: 2012-05-03

Ribavirin
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-03-30



Possible Pegasys side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Canada on 2012-08-02

Patient:

Reactions: Confusional State, Anaemia, Ketoacidosis, Ascites, Loss of Consciousness, Haemoglobin Decreased, Multi-Organ Failure, Renal Failure, Platelet Count Decreased, Septic Shock, Blood Glucose Increased

Adverse event resulted in: death, life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pegasys
    Dosage: 180 ?g, qw
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-11-07
    End date: 2012-03-13

Ribavirin
    Dosage: 1000 mg, qd
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-11-07
    End date: 2012-03-13

Victrelis
    Dosage: 800 mg, q8h
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-12-05
    End date: 2012-03-13

Other drugs received by patient: Glyburide; Metformin Hydrochloride; Eprex; Nadolol; Diazepam; Spironolactone; Lasix



Possible Pegasys side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-01

Patient:

Reactions: Rectal Haemorrhage, Haemorrhoids, Flatulence, Faeces Discoloured, Abdominal Pain Upper, Haemoglobin Decreased, Haematochezia, Abdominal Discomfort, Fatigue, RED Blood Cell Count Decreased, Platelet Count Decreased, Memory Impairment, Blood Pressure Decreased, Lymphocyte Count Decreased

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pegasys
    Dosage: 150mcg, weekly

Pegasys
    Dosage: 180mcg, weekly
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-05-14

Rebetol
    Dosage: 1000 mg, qd
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-05-14

Rebetol
    Dosage: 800 mg, qd

Victrelis
    Dosage: unk unk, unknown
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-06-11



Possible Pegasys side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-01

Patient: male

Reactions: Blindness Unilateral, Platelet Count Decreased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Boceprevir
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    End date: 2012-07-24

Pegasys
    End date: 2012-07-24

Pegasys
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-06-12

Ribavirin
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-06-12
    End date: 2012-07-24



Possible Pegasys side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from China on 2012-07-27

Patient: male

Reactions: Portal Hypertension, White Blood Cell Count Decreased, Hepatic Lesion, Gastric Varices, Gastritis Haemorrhagic, Hepatomegaly, Hepatic Cyst, Gamma-Glutamyltransferase Increased, Platelet Count Decreased, Neutrophil Count Decreased, Splenomegaly, Hepatic Cirrhosis

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pegasys

Other drugs received by patient: Chinese Patent Medicine (Unk Ingredients); Glycyrrhizin; Thymopeptide



Possible Pegasys side effects in female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-26

Patient: female, weighing 74.8 kg (164.7 pounds)

Reactions: Anaemia, Platelet Count Decreased

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pegasys
    Dosage: 180 mcg qweek sq
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-05-16
    End date: 2012-07-01

Ribavirin
    Dosage: 600 mg bid po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2012-05-16
    End date: 2012-07-01

Other drugs received by patient: Incivek



Possible Pegasys side effects in 59 year old male

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-07-25

Patient: 59 year old male, weighing 73.5 kg (161.7 pounds)

Reactions: Contusion, Anaemia, Platelet Count Decreased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pegasys

Other drugs received by patient: Incivek; Ribasphere



Possible Pegasys side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-25

Patient: female

Reactions: Night Sweats, Pruritus, Pneumonia, Ascites, Loss of Consciousness, RED Blood Cell Count Decreased, Insomnia, Platelet Count Decreased, Blood Pressure Decreased

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Boceprevir
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-08-19
    End date: 2012-04-01

Copegus
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-08-19
    End date: 2012-04-01

Pegasys
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-08-19
    End date: 2012-04-01



Possible Pegasys side effects in 62 year old male

Reported by a physician from China on 2012-07-24

Patient: 62 year old male

Reactions: White Blood Cell Count Decreased, Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage, Gingival Bleeding, Hepatic Function Abnormal, Vomiting, Anaemia, Coma, Hepatic Encephalopathy, Diarrhoea, Platelet Count Decreased, Tachypnoea, Electrolyte Imbalance, Blood Glucose Increased, Epistaxis, Influenza Like Illness

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pegasys

Other drugs received by patient: Ribavirin



Possible Pegasys side effects in

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-07-23

Patient:

Reactions: Platelet Count Decreased

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pegasys

Rebetol

Victrelis
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2011-12-02



Possible Pegasys side effects in 75 year old male

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-07-23

Patient: 75 year old male

Reactions: Rhabdomyolysis, Henoch-Schonlein Purpura, Platelet Count Decreased, Pyrexia, Oropharyngeal Pain

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pegasys
    Dosage: dosage is uncertain.
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2006-12-01

Rebetol
    Dosage: dosage is uncertain.
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hepatitis C
    Start date: 2006-12-01



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