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Review: could Allopurinol cause Atrial fibrillation?

We study 50,519 people who have side effects while taking Allopurinol from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,401 have Atrial fibrillation. Find out below who they are, when they have Atrial fibrillation and more.

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Allopurinol

Allopurinol (latest outcomes from 51,403 users) has active ingredients of allopurinol. It is often used in gout.

Atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) (latest reports from 389,389 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.

On Aug, 23, 2014: 50,519 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol. Among them, 1,401 people (2.77%) have Atrial Fibrillation. They amount to 0.35% of all the 397,470 people who have Atrial Fibrillation on eHealthMe.

Trend of Atrial fibrillation in Allopurinol reports

Time on Allopurinol when people have Atrial fibrillation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Atrial fibrillation25.76%15.15%4.55%18.18%30.30%6.06%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Atrial fibrillation29.08%70.92%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Atrial fibrillation0.08%0.00%0.30%0.23%2.12%6.43%10.60%80.24%

Severity of Atrial fibrillation when taking Allopurinol ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Atrial fibrillation0.00%83.33%16.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Atrial fibrillation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Atrial fibrillation25.00%25.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (157 people, 11.21%)
  2. Hypertension (153 people, 10.92%)
  3. Atrial fibrillation (149 people, 10.64%)
  4. Gout (81 people, 5.78%)
  5. Hyperuricaemia (68 people, 4.85%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (434 people, 30.98%)
  2. Digoxin (394 people, 28.12%)
  3. Lasix (353 people, 25.20%)
  4. Furosemide (312 people, 22.27%)
  5. Coumadin (283 people, 20.20%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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