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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.

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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