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Doctor insights on: Is It Possible For Simvastatin To Cause Thrombocytopenia

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Dr. Blase Carabello
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Simvastatin (Definition)

Treats high cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the blood. Lowers risk of heart attack, stroke, and certain blood vessel problems in people with certain risk factors. This medicine is an hmg-coa reductase inhibitor, ...Read more


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Is it possible for hemolysis to cause hypocalcaemia?

Is it possible for hemolysis to cause hypocalcaemia?

Yes: It can cause it by directly binding calcium, or the subsequent transfusions can lead to hypocalcemia by binding calcium as well. ...Read more

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Is it possible for thrombocytopenia to affect morbidity?

Is it possible for thrombocytopenia to affect morbidity?

Yes: Platelets are little plugs present in the bloodstream which control bleeding from small blood vessels. Minor decreases in platelet counts should have no effect on most people, yet moderate decreases can lead to problems following trauma or surgery; at very low levels, spontaneous bleeding may occur, which can be life-threatening. ...Read more

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Is it possible for accutane to cause IBD?

Is it possible for accutane to cause IBD?

Very unlikely: There have been very large database studies that have not suggested an association between accutane and IBD. Only a few small studies suggested a possible relationship with ulcerative colitis but not Crohn's disease. The overwhelming evidence does not support a relationship. ...Read more

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Is it possible for diamicron to cause muscle ache?

Is it possible for diamicron to cause muscle ache?

Possibly: any med can have unusual side effects in individuals the best test is to be able to tell a difference off the med but since this is a diabetic med be careful when discontinuing this med without consulting an md most aches can respond to stretching , heat and massage ...Read more

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Is it possible for tylenol (acetaminophen) to cause thrombocytopenia?

Is it possible for tylenol (acetaminophen) to cause thrombocytopenia?

Yes: Acetominophen use may be associated with low platelet counts (thrombocytopenia) very rarely. This is correlated with very high doses, similar to what may effect liver function. ...Read more

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Is it possible for triamterene-hctz to cause low potassium?

Is it possible for triamterene-hctz to cause low potassium?

Yes: HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide) is a diuretic that can lead to loss of potassium in the urine and subsequently low blood potassium levels. Triamterene can be added to to HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide) in order to help mitigate this urinary potassium wasting but it isn't always perfect. Sometimes low potassium can still develop on the combination pill which is why periodic electrolyte measurement is necessary for those on diuretics. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Is it possible for clozapine to cause movement problems?

Is it possible for clozapine to cause movement problems?

Yes, effects bel: Nervous system side effects have included drowsiness/sedation (39%), dizziness/vertigo (19%), headache (7%), tremor (6%), syncope (6%), disturbed sleep/nightmares (4%), restlessness (4%), seizures 3% /myoclonic movements, agitation (4%), rigidity (3%), akathisia (3%), confusion (3%), fatigue (2%), insomnia (2%), hyperkinesia (1%), weakness (1%), lethargy (1%), ataxia (1%), slurred speech. ervo ...Read more

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Is it possible for coumandin and asprin cause paralysis?

Is it possible for coumandin and asprin cause paralysis?

ANTICOAGULANT CAUSE : Yes antocoagulants like Aspirin and Coumadin (warfarin) can rarely cause hemorrhagic stroke as it can cause spontaneous bleeding in weakened blood vessel in brain.Risk is particularly high in over 75 olds. Aspirin/coumadin are prescribed as a preventive drug for ischemic stroke and heart attack but can cause hemorrhagic stroke more so in patient over the age of 75. ...Read more

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Is it possible for masturbating to cause heartburn?

Is it possible for masturbating to cause heartburn?

Post-ejaculation?: Possibly could relax sphincters and allow reflux. If keep upright or use antacid should be able to control. ...Read more

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Is it possible for Doxepin to cause stroke like symptoms?

Is it possible for Doxepin to cause stroke like symptoms?

See your DR: If you think you may have a stroke, go to ER immediately. You fail to provide enough descriptive detail for any other advise. Doxepin can make you sleepy, dry mouth, blurred vision, constipation. The higher the dose, the more of these effects. What dose? How long? Which specific symptoms? Alcohol use? Other meds? How long having symptoms? Ever before? ...Read more

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Is it possible for conjunctivitis to cause blindness?

Is it possible for conjunctivitis to cause blindness?

Specific types: can cause significant visual impairment but this is unlikely in a developed country, especially if treated early. Most commonly it is viral or allergic and the risk of vision issues is very low. See an eye doctor so they can diagnose the specific type of conjunctivits and treat it appropriately. ...Read more

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Is it possible for ery-tab (erythromycin) to cause acid-reflux as a side-effect?

Is it possible for ery-tab (erythromycin) to cause acid-reflux as a side-effect?

Yes: Eimycin is notorious for causing stomach upset and can cause transient reflux it should go away after you finish the medicine and always take all your antibiotics! ...Read more

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Is it possible for arrythmia to cause dyspnea?

Is it possible for arrythmia to cause dyspnea?

Absolutely: It depends on the type of rhythm and the rate. Other things that contribute to it would be how strong your heart is, blood pressure, and your overall health. ...Read more

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
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Thrombocytopenia (Definition)

deficiency of platelets in the blood. This causes bleeding into the tissues, bruising, and slow ...Read more


Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Zocor (Definition)

Zocor is a HMG-CoA enzyme blocker which is a kind of cholesterol/lipid ...Read more