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Review: Allopurinol side effects
In this review, we analyze Allopurinol side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age (0-60+) of the people who have side effects while taking Allopurinol. The review is based on 50,523 people who have side effects while taking Allopurinol from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What is Allopurinol
Allopurinol (latest outcomes from 51,409 users) has active ingredients of allopurinol. It is often used in gout.
Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (allopurinol): Zyloprim, Lopurin.
On Sep, 1, 2014: 50,523 people who reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol are studied
Most common side effects over time * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified |
|Pyrexia||Pyrexia||Blood Creatinine Increased||Renal Failure Acute||Renal Failure Acute||Diarrhoea||Pulmonary Embolism||Dyspnoea |
|Renal Failure Acute||Platelet Count Decreased||Pyrexia||Anaemia||Interstitial Lung Disease||C-reactive Protein Increased||Weight Decreased||Anaemia |
|Stevens-johnson Syndrome||Renal Failure Acute||General Physical Health Deterioration||Blood Creatinine Increased||Pyrexia||Pleural Effusion||Tinnitus||Pain |
|Renal Failure||Anaemia||Renal Failure Acute||Diarrhoea||Renal Failure||Decreased Appetite||Osteomyelitis||Nausea |
|Hypotension||Drug Rash With Eosinophilia And Systemic Symptoms||Renal Failure||Renal Failure||Diarrhoea||Nausea||Dyspnoea||Fatigue |
|Pneumonia||Diarrhoea||Anaemia||Dehydration||Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased||Dyspnoea||Leukopenia||Renal Failure Acute |
|Febrile Neutropenia||Stevens-johnson Syndrome||Renal Impairment||Renal Impairment||Atrial Fibrillation||Interstitial Lung Disease||Renal Failure||Renal Failure |
|Thrombocytopenia||Rash||Cardiac Failure||Cardiac Failure||Renal Impairment||Renal Failure||Hypoxia||Pyrexia |
|Diarrhoea||Renal Failure||Pancytopenia||Atrial Fibrillation||Myalgia||Dizziness||Oral Herpes||Asthenia |
Most common side effects by gender * :
|Renal Failure Acute||Renal Failure Acute |
|Asthenia||Renal Failure |
Most common side effects by age * :
|Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis||Pyrexia||Hepatotoxicity||Pyrexia||Pyrexia||Pyrexia||Pyrexia||Renal Failure Acute |
|Premature Baby||Cough||Blood Bilirubin Increased||Febrile Neutropenia||Fatigue||Nausea||Nausea||Pyrexia |
|Hypoglycaemia Neonatal||Tumour Lysis Syndrome||Dilatation Intrahepatic Duct Acquired||Platelet Count Decreased||Headache||Dyspnoea||Diarrhoea||Dyspnoea |
|Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome||Neutropenia||Alanine Aminotransferase Increased||Nausea||Alanine Aminotransferase Increased||Pain||Dyspnoea||Nausea |
|Jaundice Neonatal||Febrile Neutropenia||Liver Function Test Abnormal||Dyspnoea||Anxiety||Fatigue||Fatigue||Anaemia |
|Foetal Cerebrovascular Disorder||Attention Deficit/hyperactivity Disorder||Pyrexia||Vomiting||Nausea||Renal Failure Acute||Anaemia||Diarrhoea |
|Placental Disorder||Cytomegalovirus Infection||Hypotension||Alanine Aminotransferase Increased||Hypotension||Diarrhoea||Pain||Renal Failure |
|Pyrexia||Renal Failure Acute||Venoocclusive Liver Disease||Diarrhoea||Malaise||Asthenia||Renal Failure Acute||Asthenia |
|Chloroma||Venoocclusive Liver Disease||Blood Alkaline Phosphatase Increased||Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased||Dizziness||Blood Creatinine Increased||Oedema Peripheral||Fatigue |
|Foetal Growth Restriction||Chronic Sinusitis||Renal Failure||White Blood Cell Count Decreased||Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased||Arthralgia||Hypotension||Blood Creatinine Increased |
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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