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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 495 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.


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On Apr, 14, 2015: 495 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)
(3 of 14 people)
(0 of 4 people)
(1 of 7 people)
(4 of 9 people)
(1 of 2 people)
(3 of 8 people)
(2 of 3 people)
Colcrys is effective33.33%
(2 of 6 people)
(2 of 10 people)
(3 of 9 people)
(2 of 5 people)
(2 of 9 people)
(3 of 4 people)
(3 of 5 people)
(0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender :

Allopurinol is effective20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
(15 of 45 people)
Colcrys is effective25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
(16 of 45 people)

Drug effectiveness by age :

Allopurinol is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 5 people)
(1 of 3 people)
(2 of 8 people)
(3 of 15 people)
(10 of 34 people)
Colcrys is effectiven/an/an/a20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
(2 of 3 people)
(3 of 7 people)
(3 of 15 people)
(8 of 34 people)

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 PressureGoutNauseaGout
NauseaPyrexiaUrinary IncontinenceProstate CancerGouty ArthritisMuscle TwitchingSwelling Of The Ankles - Feet - LegsNausea
VomitingDyspepsiaOedema PeripheralProstatic Specific Antigen IncreasedAcid RefluxSwelling Of The Ankles - Feet - LegsRed EyeDiarrhoea
MyalgiaConstipationMyocardial InfarctionInsomniaAllergiesNauseaGoutPyrexia
AstheniaBack PainMacular DegenerationTinnitusPolyarthralgiaDelayed UrinationBrittle NailsWeight Decreased
Oedema PeripheralColitisVenous OcclusionErectile DysfunctionThrombocytopeniaChest PainLymphoedemaVomiting
ErythemaHyperkalaemiaStomach PainPsychosis AggravatedRinging In The EarsLymphoedemaMuscle TwitchingCondition Aggravated
DizzinessMetabolic AcidosisTremorGoutErectile DysfunctionDelayed UrinationDrug Ineffective
Drug IneffectiveVomitingAgitationStomach PainDiarrhoeaBlood Pressure DecreasedCardiac Failure Congestive
Electroencephalogram AbnormalWeight DecreasedBlood Pressure IncreasedRectal BleedingPruritus

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

MalaiseBlood Creatinine Increased
VomitingDrug Ineffective
HypertensionCondition Aggravated
Weight DecreasedWeight Decreased
Oedema PeripheralDiarrhoea
Condition AggravatedCardiac Arrest
Blood Cholesterol IncreasedCardiac Failure Congestive

Most common drug interactions by age * :

n/an/an/aHaemoglobin DecreasedHypertensive CrisisGoutNauseaGout
Muscle WeaknessPeripheral ColdnessPyrexiaPruritusDiarrhoea
Aplastic AnaemiaDecreased AppetiteCondition AggravatedPyrexiaNausea
Bone Marrow Depression NosVomitingNauseaOedema PeripheralCardiac Failure Congestive
Haematocrit DecreasedAspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedErythema MultiformeHepatic SteatosisDrug Ineffective
Tuberculosis NosNeuralgiaCoughWeight DecreasedAsthenia
NocardiosisDyspnoeaDermatitis NosMalaiseCondition Aggravated
Pneumocystis Carinii InfectionHaematocheziaStevens Johnson SyndromeHyperkalaemiaFatigue
Pulmonary HaemorrhageBlood Lactate Dehydrogenase IncreasedEcchymosisTendonitisBlood Creatinine Increased
ToxoplasmosisRestless Legs SyndromePruritusGoutMalaise

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Allopurinol (allopurinol) is often used to treat gout. Colcrys (colchicine) is often used to treat gout. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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