Review: could Allopurinol cause Atrial fibrillation?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 7, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.2/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 47,674 people who take Allopurinol. Among them, 1,386 have Atrial fibrillation. See who they are, when they have Atrial fibrillation and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Allopurinol (latest outcomes from 51,345 users) has active ingredients of allopurinol. It is often used in gout, chronic gouty arthritis. Commonly reported side effects of Allopurinol include fever, weakness, renal failure acute, nausea, nausea aggravated.
Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) (latest reports from 369,931 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.
On Mar, 6, 2014: 47,674 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol. Among them, 1,401 people (2.94%) 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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