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Review: could Allopurinol cause Coronary artery disease (Coronary heart disease)?

Summary: Coronary artery disease is found among people who take Allopurinol, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take medication Aspirin, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 50,566 people who have side effects while taking Allopurinol from FDA and social media. Among them, 412 have Coronary artery disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Coronary artery disease and more.

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Allopurinol

Allopurinol has active ingredients of allopurinol. It is often used in gout. (latest outcomes from 51,452 Allopurinol users)

Coronary artery disease

Coronary artery disease (plaque building up along the inner walls of the arteries of the heart, which narrows the arteries and restricts blood flow to the heart) has been reported by people with diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain. (latest reports from 35,170 Coronary artery disease patients)

On Jan, 25, 2015: 50,566 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol. Among them, 508 people (1.00%) have Coronary Artery Disease.

Trend of Coronary artery disease in Allopurinol reports

Time on Allopurinol when people have Coronary artery disease * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Coronary artery disease0.00%33.33%33.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%

Gender of people who have Coronary artery disease when taking Allopurinol * :

FemaleMale
Coronary artery disease22.50%77.50%

Age of people who have Coronary artery disease when taking Allopurinol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Coronary artery disease0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.22%4.03%26.17%69.57%

Severity of Coronary artery disease when taking Allopurinol ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Coronary artery disease ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (57 people, 11.22%)
  2. Hypertension (44 people, 8.66%)
  3. Chronic myeloid leukaemia (42 people, 8.27%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (36 people, 7.09%)
  5. Gout (30 people, 5.91%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (217 people, 42.72%)
  2. Lipitor (114 people, 22.44%)
  3. Lasix (96 people, 18.90%)
  4. Lisinopril (94 people, 18.50%)
  5. Plavix (90 people, 17.72%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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