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Review: Allopurinol and Grapefruit

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Allopurinol and Grapefruit. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 9 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Allopurinol (what 51,409 Allopurinol users reported?) has active ingredients of allopurinol. It is used in gout.

Grapefruit (what 83 Grapefruit users reported?) has active ingredients of grapefruit.

On Sep, 11, 2014: 9 people who take Allopurinol, Grapefruit are studied

Allopurinol, Grapefruit outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Allopurinol (allopurinol)
- Grapefruit (grapefruit)

Drug effectiveness over time :

n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
n/an/an/an/an/an/an/aPlatelet Count Decreased
Pyrexia
White Blood Cell Count Decreased
Renal Failure
Anaemia
Disease Progression
Neuropathy Peripheral
Nasopharyngitis
Hypotension
Liver Disorder

Drug effectiveness by gender :

n/a

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
AgeusiaPlatelet Count Decreased
Anaemia
White Blood Cell Count Decreased
Renal Failure
Pyrexia
Disease Progression
Cellulitis
Pneumonia Bacterial
Nasopharyngitis
Neuropathy Peripheral

Drug effectiveness by age :

n/a

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/an/an/an/aPlatelet Count DecreasedAgeusia
AnaemiaSyncope
White Blood Cell Count DecreasedSinus Bradycardia
Renal Failure
Disease Progression
Pyrexia
Pneumonia Bacterial
Cellulitis
Liver Disorder
Hypotension

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Allopurinol (allopurinol) 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.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

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