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 84,020 people who have side effects when taking Allopurinol from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 20, 2017

84,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol.
Among them, 2,053 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: 47.75 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.41 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.61 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.41 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.5 %
  • 10+ years: 1.8 %

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

  • female: 32.3 %
  • male: 67.7 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.06 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.11 %
  • 20-29: 0.4 %
  • 30-39: 1.66 %
  • 40-49: 4.65 %
  • 50-59: 10.68 %
  • 60+: 82.43 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (258 people, 12.57%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (251 people, 12.23%)
  • Preventive Health Care (145 people, 7.06%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (111 people, 5.41%)
  • Hyperuricaemia (106 people, 5.16%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (388 people, 18.90%)
  • Lasix (372 people, 18.12%)
  • Digoxin (355 people, 17.29%)
  • Furosemide (321 people, 15.64%)
  • Coumadin (275 people, 13.40%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (371 people, 18.07%)
  • Weakness (323 people, 15.73%)
  • Hypotension (318 people, 15.49%)
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (312 people, 15.20%)
  • Pneumonia (299 people, 14.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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