Review: taking Allopurinol and Ibuprofen together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Allopurinol and Ibuprofen together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Allopurinol and Ibuprofen. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,434 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)

Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Ibuprofen 73,378 users)

On Aug, 26, 2016

1,434 people who take Allopurinol, Ibuprofen are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Allopurinol and Ibuprofen drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Allopurinol:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 80.0% - (4 of 5 people)
  • 10+ years: 83.0% - (5 of 6 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Ibuprofen:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 10+ years: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Allopurinol:
  • female: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
  • male: 72.0% - (8 of 11 people)
Ibuprofen:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 6 people)
  • male: 54.0% - (6 of 11 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 0 people)
  • 30-39: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • 60+: 70.0% - (7 of 10 people)
Ibuprofen:
  • 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 0 people)
  • 30-39: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)
  • 60+: 55.0% - (5 of 9 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • pyrexia
  • renal failure acute
  • myositis
  • asthenia
  • diarrhoea
  • blood uric acid increased
  • hyperuricaemia
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • abdominal pain
1 - 6 months:
  • blood uric acid increased
  • hyperuricaemia
  • diarrhoea
  • general physical health deterioration
  • pyrexia
  • dyspepsia
  • malaise
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
6 - 12 months:
  • gynaecomastia
  • nervousness
  • renal failure acute
  • anxiety aggravated
  • depression
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • haemarthrosis
  • haematoma
  • headache
  • malignant melanoma in situ
1 - 2 years:
  • dyspnoea
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • acute respiratory failure
  • body temperature increased
  • cough
  • dementia alzheimer's type
  • eye swelling
  • lung infiltration
  • pneumonia
  • pneumonitis
2 - 5 years:
  • renal impairment
  • tubulointerstitial nephritis
  • haematuria
  • atrial fibrillation
  • decreased appetite
  • diarrhoea
  • hepatitis acute
  • renal failure acute
  • urinary tract infection
  • weight decreased
5 - 10 years:
  • anaemia
  • pancytopenia
  • renal impairment
  • aggression
  • amnesia
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • c-reactive protein increased
  • cardiac arrest
  • dehydration
10+ years:
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • c-reactive protein increased
  • dehydration
  • diarrhoea
  • gastroenteritis rotavirus
  • hypokalaemia
  • hyponatraemia
  • pneumonia
  • renal failure
  • syncope
not specified:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • back pain
  • anaemia
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • dizziness
  • asthenia
  • vomiting

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • abdominal pain
  • back pain
  • anaemia
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • vomiting
  • headache
male:
  • anaemia
  • pain
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • asthenia
  • pyrexia
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • pneumonia
  • fatigue

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • hyperkalaemia
  • malaise
  • renal failure
2-9:
  • anaphylactic reaction
  • deafness neurosensory
  • delirium
  • dyspnoea
  • lip swelling
  • macrocytosis
20-29:
  • anaemia
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • insomnia
  • dyspnoea
  • asthenia
  • gastritis
  • nausea
  • conjunctivitis viral
  • urinary tract infection
  • herpes zoster
30-39:
  • dizziness
  • hypertension
  • night sweats
  • fatigue
  • lymphadenopathy
  • nausea
  • myocardial infarction
  • pain
  • anaemia
  • cardiac arrest
40-49:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • pyrexia
  • oedema peripheral
  • headache
  • decreased appetite
  • bone disorder
  • fatigue
  • back pain
  • diarrhoea
50-59:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • back pain
  • nausea
  • dizziness
  • arthralgia
  • oedema peripheral
  • anaemia
  • pneumonia
  • hypertension
60+:
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • anaemia
  • back pain
  • vomiting
  • asthenia
  • renal failure acute
  • pain
  • abdominal pain

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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