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Review: Allopurinol and Colcrys

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Allopurinol and Colcrys. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 489 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Allopurinol (latest outcomes from 51,389 users) has active ingredients of allopurinol. It is often used in gout.

Colcrys (latest outcomes from 595 users) has active ingredients of colchicine. It is often used in gout.

On Jul, 12, 2014: 489 people who take Allopurinol, Colcrys are studied

Allopurinol, Colcrys outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Allopurinol (allopurinol)
- Colcrys (colchicine)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Allopurinol is effective66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
16.67%
(2 of 12 people)
0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
16.67%
(1 of 6 people)
44.44%
(4 of 9 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
42.86%
(3 of 7 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
Colcrys is effective33.33%
(2 of 6 people)
12.50%
(1 of 8 people)
33.33%
(3 of 9 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
22.22%
(2 of 9 people)
75.00%
(3 of 4 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
DiarrhoeaDiarrhoeaPain In ExtremityDrug IneffectiveHigh Blood PressureMuscle TwitchingDelayed UrinationGout
NauseaPyrexiaUrinary IncontinenceProstate CancerGouty ArthritisSwelling Of The Ankles - Feet - LegsMuscle TwitchingNausea
VomitingDyspepsiaOedema PeripheralProstatic Specific Antigen IncreasedAcid RefluxNauseaSwelling Of The Ankles - Feet - LegsDiarrhoea
MyalgiaConstipationMyocardial InfarctionInsomniaAllergiesDelayed UrinationNauseaPyrexia
AstheniaBack PainMacular DegenerationTinnitusPolyarthralgiaChest PainChest PainWeight Decreased
Oedema PeripheralColitisVenous OcclusionErectile DysfunctionThrombocytopeniaGoutRectal BleedingCondition Aggravated
ErythemaHepatic SteatosisStomach PainPsychosis AggravatedRinging In The EarsErectile DysfunctionBlood PressureVomiting
DizzinessMetabolic AcidosisTremorGoutDiarrhoeaBlood Pressure DecreasedDrug Ineffective
Drug IneffectiveVomitingAgitationStomach PainHot FlashesCardiac Failure Congestive
Electroencephalogram AbnormalWeight DecreasedBlood Pressure IncreasedMalaise

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Allopurinol is effective20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
35.90%
(14 of 39 people)
Colcrys is effective25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
35.90%
(14 of 39 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
GoutGout
DiarrhoeaPyrexia
NauseaNausea
MalaiseDrug Ineffective
VomitingBlood Creatinine Increased
HypertensionCondition Aggravated
Weight DecreasedDiarrhoea
Oedema PeripheralWeight Decreased
Condition AggravatedCardiac Arrest
Blood Cholesterol IncreasedCardiac Failure Congestive

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Allopurinol is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
25.00%
(2 of 8 people)
18.18%
(2 of 11 people)
31.25%
(10 of 32 people)
Colcrys is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
42.86%
(3 of 7 people)
18.18%
(2 of 11 people)
25.00%
(8 of 32 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/aHaemoglobin DecreasedHypertensive CrisisGoutNauseaDiarrhoea
Muscle WeaknessPeripheral ColdnessPyrexiaPyrexiaGout
Bone Marrow Depression NosDecreased AppetiteCondition AggravatedPruritusNausea
Aplastic AnaemiaVomitingNauseaOedema PeripheralCardiac Failure Congestive
Haematocrit DecreasedAspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedErythema MultiformeHepatic SteatosisDrug Ineffective
Pneumocystis Carinii InfectionNeuralgiaCoughHyperkalaemiaAsthenia
NocardiosisDyspnoeaDermatitis NosMalaiseCondition Aggravated
ThrombocytopeniaHaematocheziaStevens Johnson SyndromeWeight DecreasedFatigue
Tuberculosis NosBlood Lactate Dehydrogenase IncreasedEcchymosisGoutBlood Creatinine Increased
ToxoplasmosisRestless Legs SyndromePruritusColitisFall

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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