Review: taking Allopurinol and Colcrys together


Summary

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 1,217 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 75,375 users)

Colcrys

Colcrys has active ingredients of colchicine. It is often used in gout. (latest outcomes from Colcrys 1,797 users)

On Sep, 16, 2016

1,217 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:
  • thrombocytopenia
  • leukopenia
  • renal failure
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • diarrhoea
  • gout
  • arthralgia
  • vomiting
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • drug ineffective
1 - 6 months:
  • epistaxis
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • hepatocellular injury
  • oedema peripheral
  • rash
  • haematuria
  • renal failure
  • alopecia
  • diarrhoea
  • dizziness
6 - 12 months:
  • cerebral haemorrhage
  • pituitary haemorrhage
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • diarrhoea
  • gout
  • syncope
  • ventricular tachycardia
  • acute respiratory failure
  • asthenia
  • cardiac arrest
1 - 2 years:
  • drug ineffective
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • prostate cancer
  • prostatic specific antigen increased
  • abdominal pain upper
  • aortic arteriosclerosis
  • atrial fibrillation
  • chest pain
  • colitis
  • diarrhoea
2 - 5 years:
  • acid reflux
  • allergies
  • gouty arthritis
  • high blood pressure
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • haematuria
  • thrombocytopenia
  • angioedema
  • arthralgia
5 - 10 years:
  • chest pain
  • delayed urination
  • muscle twitching
  • nausea
  • swelling of the ankles - feet - legs
  • actinic keratosis
  • acute myocardial infarction
  • atrial flutter
  • back pain
  • blepharitis
10+ years:
  • chest pain
  • delayed urination
  • muscle twitching
  • nausea
  • swelling of the ankles - feet - legs
  • abasia
  • adverse drug reaction
  • brittle nails
  • diabetic foot
  • drug ineffective
not specified:
  • diarrhoea
  • gout
  • fatigue
  • asthenia
  • dyspnoea
  • arthralgia
  • nausea
  • dizziness
  • drug ineffective
  • anaemia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • gout
  • arthralgia
  • fatigue
  • asthenia
  • dyspnoea
  • muscle spasms
  • headache
  • malaise
male:
  • diarrhoea
  • gout
  • fatigue
  • asthenia
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • drug ineffective
  • dyspnoea
  • dizziness
  • anaemia
  • arthralgia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • stevens-johnson syndrome
  • toxic epidermal necrolysis
2-9:
  • akathisia
  • back disorder
  • cataract
  • dyskinesia
  • fibromyalgia
  • fracture
  • hypersensitivity
  • myocardial infarction
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • pain
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
  • clostridium difficile colitis
30-39:
  • gout
  • drug ineffective
  • headache
  • hyperuricaemia
  • pyrexia
  • pain
  • drug dependence
  • infusion related reaction
  • decreased appetite
  • hypokalaemia
40-49:
  • leukopenia
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • thrombocytopenia
  • multi-organ failure
  • gout
  • abdominal pain
  • headache
  • renal failure acute
  • diarrhoea
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
50-59:
  • nausea
  • diarrhoea
  • dizziness
  • gout
  • oedema peripheral
  • drug ineffective
  • arthralgia
  • dyspnoea
  • loss of consciousness
  • rash
60+:
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
  • asthenia
  • gout
  • nausea
  • arthralgia
  • dyspnoea
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • dizziness
  • fall

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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