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Review: Allopurinol and Krill Oil





Summary: drug interactions are reported only by a few people who take Allopurinol and Krill Oil together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Allopurinol and Krill Oil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Allopurinol has active ingredients of allopurinol. It is often used in gout. (latest outcomes from Allopurinol 51,438 users)

Krill oil has active ingredients of krill oil. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Krill oil 216 users)

On Dec, 1, 2014: 4 people who take Allopurinol, Krill Oil are studied

Allopurinol, Krill Oil outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Allopurinol (allopurinol)
- Krill Oil (krill oil)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Allopurinol is effectiven/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
n/a
Krill Oil is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
n/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
n/an/aPancytopenian/an/aPancytopenian/an/a

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Allopurinol is effectiven/a100.00%
(4 of 4 people)
Krill Oil is effectiven/a25.00%
(1 of 4 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
n/aPancytopenia

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Allopurinol is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/an/a100.00%
(4 of 4 people)
Krill Oil is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/an/a25.00%
(1 of 4 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/an/an/an/an/aPancytopenia

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Allop├╝rinol and achilles tendinitis
    I take allopurinol on a purely prophylactic basis, as my father has got gout and kidney stones. Since three months I suffer from achilles tendinitis; I put it down to overload; I am rather heavy and play a lot of tennis, besides moving a lot at work. As always, I tried to "walk through" my weight associated problems, but it did not get any better. Non-compliant, I stopped taking allopurinol for the last three days, and, surprise surprise, the pain is quickly abating, in spite of playing prolonged matches the last three days. I remembered that gyrase inhibitors (e.g. ciprofloxacin) predispose to achilles tendon rupture, a fact that I was personal witness with a female player at our club. So I speculate on a causal link between allopurinol and achilles tendinitis
  • Allopurinol for 6-mp metabolism to 6-tgn
    I began taking Allopurinol 100mg to help metabolize the Purinethol I have been taking for 6 years for Crohn's disease after a blood test revealed my 6-MMP metabolites were too high and 6-TG were too low. Several published studies show Allopurinol to be helpful for "non-preferential metabolizers" like me, to help shunt the metabolic pathway towards therapeutic 6-TG.

    After 1 week of Allopurinol, I had to discontinue the drug due to debilitating nausea, which was worst in the morning.
  • Ear pain from allopurinol 100mg (1 response)
    I have just been prescribed 100mg Allopurinol.
    1 a day.
    I am in my second day of taking these tablets.
    I have begun to get get a sudden pain in my ear.
    I have never in all my years have ever had such a pain.
    I know the only change that has happened around me is taking these tablets.
    I have stopped taking these and am awaiting my next appt with my GP.
    I do take Arcoxia with paracetemol for pain relief.
  • Allopurinol and muscle cramps
    Approximately 5 years ago I developed gout and my physician prescribed allopurinol. After a period of time I began to have muscle spasms in the calves of my legs at night. My doctor gave me a prescription for restless leg syndrome, which helped for a short time. I was then given a different prescription when that one no longer helped, and finally a third prescription, which did not work either. The cramps continued to grow more severe and more frequent. I was also having extremely severe cramps in my left hand, to the point that I could not straighten my fingers for several excruciating minutes. Although the cramps in my calves had lessened significantly, my toes were starting to cramp severely.



    I stopped taking allopurinol about a month ago, and since then I realized that my hands and toes were cramping less and less, and now it is almost completely gone. I inadvertently stopped the allopurinol and I lost the bottle of pills and didn't realize it until I went to refill my pill box that holds a month's supply divided into daily doses. I searched on the internet and found that muscle problems are not uncommon for some people taking allopurinol.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Gout and systolic hypertension.
    Moderate mitral valve and aortic valve regurgitation

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On eHealthMe, Allopurinol (allopurinol) is often used to treat gout. Krill Oil (krill oil) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. 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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