Allopurinol and Acute lymphocytic leukaemia - from FDA reports


Summary

Acute lymphocytic leukaemia is found among people who take Allopurinol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Preventive health care . We study 76,218 people who have side effects while taking Allopurinol from FDA. Among them, 50 have Acute lymphocytic leukaemia. Find out below who they are, when they have Acute lymphocytic leukaemia and more.

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Allopurinol

Allopurinol has active ingredients of allopurinol. It is often used in gout. (latest outcomes from Allopurinol 78,050 users)

Acute Lymphocytic Leukaemia

Acute lymphocytic leukaemia (cancer of the white blood cells) has been reported by people with acute lymphocytic leukemia (all), multiple myeloma, preventive health care, chronic myeloid leukaemia, breast cancer (latest reports from 12,069 Acute lymphocytic leukaemia patients).

On Feb, 14, 2017

76,218 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol.
Among them, 50 people (0.07%) have Acute Lymphocytic Leukaemia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Allopurinol cause Acute lymphocytic leukaemia?

Time on Allopurinol when people have Acute Lymphocytic Leukaemia *:

  • < 1 month: 38.46 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 46.15 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 15.38 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Acute Lymphocytic Leukaemia when taking Allopurinol *:

  • female: 58.33 %
  • male: 41.67 %

Age of people who have Acute Lymphocytic Leukaemia when taking Allopurinol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.78 %
  • 10-19: 13.89 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 16.67 %
  • 40-49: 13.89 %
  • 50-59: 8.33 %
  • 60+: 44.44 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Preventive Health Care (9 people, 18.00%)
  • Tumor Lysis Syndrome (8 people, 16.00%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (6 people, 12.00%)
  • Nausea (4 people, 8.00%)
  • Diarrhea (4 people, 8.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (14 people, 28.00%)
  • Ondansetron (12 people, 24.00%)
  • Dexamethasone (12 people, 24.00%)
  • Zofran (10 people, 20.00%)
  • Diflucan (8 people, 16.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pancytopenia (10 people, 20.00%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (10 people, 20.00%)
  • Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage (8 people, 16.00%)
  • Fatigue (8 people, 16.00%)
  • Hypotension (7 people, 14.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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