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Review: could Allopurinol cause Bloodshot eyes?

We study 50,519 people who have side effects while taking Allopurinol from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Bloodshot eyes. Find out below who they are, when they have Bloodshot eyes 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.

Bloodshot eyes

Bloodshot eyes (bloodshot eyes appear red because the vessels in the surface of the white portion of the eye (sclera) become swollen) (latest reports from 2,574 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, glaucoma, rheumatoid arthritis, depression.

On Aug, 26, 2014: 50,519 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol. Among them, 4 people (0.01%) have Bloodshot Eyes. They amount to 0.16% of all the 2,573 people who have Bloodshot Eyes on eHealthMe.

Trend of Bloodshot eyes in Allopurinol reports

Time on Allopurinol when people have Bloodshot eyes * :

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Gender of people who have Bloodshot eyes when taking Allopurinol * :

FemaleMale
Bloodshot eyes50.00%50.00%

Age of people who have Bloodshot eyes when taking Allopurinol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bloodshot eyes0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of Bloodshot eyes when taking Allopurinol ** :

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How people recovered from Bloodshot eyes ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (2 people, 50.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Fosamax (2 people, 50.00%)
  2. Hyzaar (2 people, 50.00%)
  3. Prevacid (2 people, 50.00%)
  4. Alkeran (2 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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