Review: could Allopurinol cause Atrial fibrillation (Atrial fibrillation/flutter)?
Summary: Atrial fibrillation is found among people who take Allopurinol, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Multiple myeloma.
We study 50,559 people who have side effects while taking Allopurinol from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,387 have Atrial fibrillation. Find out below who they are, when they have Atrial fibrillation and more.
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Allopurinol has active ingredients of allopurinol. It is often used in gout. (latest outcomes from Allopurinol 51,438 users)
Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.(latest reports from Atrial fibrillation 84,600 patients)
On Nov, 29, 2014: 50,550 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol. Among them, 1,401 people (2.77%) have Atrial Fibrillation.
Time on Allopurinol when people have Atrial fibrillation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Atrial fibrillation||25.76%||15.15%||4.55%||18.18%||30.30%||6.06%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Allopurinol * :
|Atrial fibrillation||29.08%||70.92% |
Age of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Allopurinol * :
|Atrial fibrillation||0.08%||0.00%||0.30%||0.23%||2.12%||6.43%||10.60%||80.24% |
Severity of Atrial fibrillation when taking Allopurinol ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||83.33%||16.67%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Atrial fibrillation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Atrial fibrillation||25.00%||25.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (157 people, 11.21%)
- Hypertension (153 people, 10.92%)
- Atrial fibrillation (149 people, 10.64%)
- Gout (81 people, 5.78%)
- Hyperuricaemia (68 people, 4.85%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (434 people, 30.98%)
- Digoxin (394 people, 28.12%)
- Lasix (353 people, 25.20%)
- Furosemide (312 people, 22.27%)
- Coumadin (283 people, 20.20%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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