Allopurinol and Atrial fibrillation - from FDA reports


Summary

Atrial fibrillation is found among people who take Allopurinol, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Atrial fibrillation 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, 27, 2017

81,359 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol.
Among them, 1,983 people (2.44%) have Atrial Fibrillation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Allopurinol cause Atrial fibrillation?

Time on Allopurinol when people have Atrial Fibrillation *:

  • < 1 month: 48.51 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.84 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.97 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.86 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.87 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.95 %
  • 10+ years: 0.99 %

Gender of people who have Atrial Fibrillation when taking Allopurinol *:

  • female: 32.04 %
  • male: 67.96 %

Age of people who have Atrial Fibrillation when taking Allopurinol *:

  • 0-1: 0.06 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.12 %
  • 20-29: 0.42 %
  • 30-39: 1.66 %
  • 40-49: 4.82 %
  • 50-59: 10.76 %
  • 60+: 82.16 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (243 people, 12.25%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (240 people, 12.10%)
  • Gout (143 people, 7.21%)
  • Preventive Health Care (131 people, 6.61%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (103 people, 5.19%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (388 people, 19.57%)
  • Lasix (369 people, 18.61%)
  • Digoxin (353 people, 17.80%)
  • Furosemide (319 people, 16.09%)
  • Coumadin (271 people, 13.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (355 people, 17.90%)
  • Hypotension (317 people, 15.99%)
  • Weakness (314 people, 15.83%)
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (308 people, 15.53%)
  • Pneumonia (295 people, 14.88%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Allopurinol

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