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Doctor insights on: Simvastatin 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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What is the cause of thrombocytopenia in malaria patients?

What is the cause of thrombocytopenia in malaria patients?

Enlarged spleen: The spleen is enlarged in patients with malaria and an enlarged spleen form any cause can destroy more platelets and cause thrombocytopenia. ...Read more

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Can zocor (simvastatin) cause me to have an elevated liver?

Can zocor (simvastatin) cause me to have an elevated liver?

Yes: yes - should be monitored and a dose reduction may be necessary. ...Read more

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What is the cause of thrombocytopenia in most malaria patients?

Enlarged spleen: An enlarged spleen, due to any cause can cause excessive destruction of platelets. Malaria is generally associated with an enlarged spleen. ...Read more

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What causes cyclic Thrombocytopenia in adult male? what is the treatment for it? what's the prognosis

What causes cyclic Thrombocytopenia in adult male?  what is the treatment for it? what's the prognosis

Dont rule out binges: The official line is it is of unknown cause. But the cases Ive seen, the person periodically did something bad that lowered platelets involving too much of a drug of abuse or two little food. Ignoring this.... http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9395191 immune rejection drugs might help ...Read more

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Male 31 with Cyclic Thrombocytopenia, no drug or medicine or infection.What causes Cyclic thrombocytopenia ,it can get as a low as 16 and move back up?

Male 31 with Cyclic Thrombocytopenia, no drug or medicine or infection.What causes Cyclic thrombocytopenia ,it can get as a low as 16 and move back up?

You need med monitin: You may have a condition called Immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP). I assume, that you are under the medical supervision of a hematologist or oncologist. We need to know for how long have you known about your low/fluctuating platelet counts? There are many options of treatment for ITP. This is something your doctor can explain to you. As long as your platelet count remains>50,000, yr safe. ...Read more

Dr. Liawaty Ho
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Thrombocytopenia (Definition)

Platelet count less than the normal range of 150, 000 to 400, 000. Penia = low thrombocytes = platelets ...Read more


Dr. Eric Weisman
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Zocor (Definition)

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