Review: taking Allopurinol and Colcrys together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Allopurinol and Colcrys together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Allopurinol and Colcrys. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 491 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Allopurinol

Allopurinol has active ingredients of allopurinol. It is often used in gout. (latest outcomes from Allopurinol 58,826 users)

Colcrys

Colcrys has active ingredients of colchicine. It is often used in gout. (latest outcomes from Colcrys 936 users)

On Aug, 26, 2016

491 people who take Allopurinol, Colcrys are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Allopurinol and Colcrys drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Allopurinol:
  • < 1 month: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • not specified: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
Colcrys:
  • < 1 month: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Allopurinol:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • male: 40.0% - (4 of 10 people)
Colcrys:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • male: 66.0% - (6 of 9 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Allopurinol:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 60+: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
Colcrys:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 60+: 50.0% - (3 of 6 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • renal failure
  • diarrhoea
  • drug ineffective
  • nausea
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • aggression
  • cellulitis
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • malaise
1 - 6 months:
  • rash
  • alopecia
  • dizziness
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • oedema peripheral
  • platelet count decreased
  • urticaria
  • aggression
  • decreased appetite
  • diarrhoea
6 - 12 months:
  • gout
  • acute respiratory failure
  • asthenia
  • cardiac arrest
  • cervical spinal stenosis
  • diarrhoea
  • fall
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • syncope
  • ventricular tachycardia
1 - 2 years:
  • drug ineffective
  • prostate cancer
  • prostatic specific antigen increased
  • aortic arteriosclerosis
  • chest pain
  • infusion related reaction
  • insomnia
  • mitral valve incompetence
  • myocardial ischaemia
  • toothache
2 - 5 years:
  • acid reflux
  • allergies
  • gouty arthritis
  • high blood pressure
  • thrombocytopenia
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • obesity
5 - 10 years:
  • chest pain
  • delayed urination
  • muscle twitching
  • nausea
  • swelling of the ankles - feet - legs
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
10+ years:
  • chest pain
  • delayed urination
  • muscle twitching
  • nausea
  • swelling of the ankles - feet - legs
  • brittle nails
  • diabetic foot
  • drug ineffective
  • primary mediastinal large b-cell lymphoma stage ii
  • renal failure
not specified:
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
  • gout
  • dizziness
  • asthenia
  • arthralgia
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • anaemia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • gout
  • arthralgia
  • dizziness
  • muscle spasms
  • myalgia
  • cough
male:
  • diarrhoea
  • dizziness
  • gout
  • drug ineffective
  • fall
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • anaemia
  • asthenia
  • nausea

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • stevens-johnson syndrome
  • toxic epidermal necrolysis
10-19:
  • nephrolithiasis
  • upper respiratory tract infection
  • body temperature decreased
20-29:
  • asthenia
  • blood glucose decreased
  • blood pressure decreased
  • colitis
  • coronary artery stenosis
  • decreased appetite
  • lobar pneumonia
  • pulmonary oedema
  • staphylococcus test positive
  • convulsion
30-39:
  • infusion related reaction
  • headache
  • pyrexia
  • decreased appetite
  • pain
  • therapeutic response decreased
  • hyperuricaemia
  • lymphadenopathy
  • fatigue
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
40-49:
  • headache
  • abdominal pain
  • anaemia
  • diarrhoea
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • melaena
  • multi-organ failure
  • stevens-johnson syndrome
  • toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • cellulitis
50-59:
  • oedema peripheral
  • diarrhoea
  • infusion related reaction
  • dizziness
  • nausea
  • rash
  • therapeutic response decreased
  • drug ineffective
  • gout
  • nephrogenic systemic fibrosis
60+:
  • diarrhoea
  • asthenia
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • dizziness
  • arthralgia
  • gout
  • drug ineffective
  • myalgia
  • fall

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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