Review: could Allopurinol cause Bloodshot eyes?
Summary: Bloodshot eyes could be caused by Allopurinol, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take Fosamax, and have Multiple myeloma.
We study 50,490 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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On Apr, 12, 2014: 50,490 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 2,481 people who have Bloodshot Eyes on eHealthMe.
Time on Allopurinol when people have Bloodshot eyes * :
Gender of people who have Bloodshot eyes when taking Allopurinol * :
|Bloodshot eyes||50.00%||50.00% |
Age of people who have Bloodshot eyes when taking Allopurinol * :
|Bloodshot eyes||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Severity of Bloodshot eyes when taking Allopurinol ** :
How people recovered from Bloodshot eyes ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (2 people, 50.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fosamax (2 people, 50.00%)
- Hyzaar (2 people, 50.00%)
- Prevacid (2 people, 50.00%)
- Alkeran (2 people, 50.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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