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. This review analyzes which people have Acute lymphocytic leukaemia with Allopurinol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 81,359 people who have side effects when taking Allopurinol from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 25, 2017

81,359 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol.
Among them, 52 people (0.06%) have Acute Lymphocytic Leukaemia


Number of reports submitted per year:

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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 %
  • male: 42 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.63 %
  • 10-19: 13.16 %
  • 20-29: 2.63 %
  • 30-39: 15.79 %
  • 40-49: 13.16 %
  • 50-59: 10.53 %
  • 60+: 42.11 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Preventive Health Care (9 people, 17.31%)
  • Tumor Lysis Syndrome (8 people, 15.38%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (6 people, 11.54%)
  • Nausea (4 people, 7.69%)
  • High Blood Pressure (4 people, 7.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (14 people, 26.92%)
  • Ondansetron (12 people, 23.08%)
  • Dexamethasone (12 people, 23.08%)
  • Zofran (10 people, 19.23%)
  • Elspar (8 people, 15.38%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pancytopenia (11 people, 21.15%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (11 people, 21.15%)
  • Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage (8 people, 15.38%)
  • Fatigue (8 people, 15.38%)
  • Hypotension (7 people, 13.46%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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