Review: could Allopurinol cause Cough?
Summary: Cough 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 Multiple myeloma.
We study 50,566 people who have side effects while taking Allopurinol from FDA and social media. Among them, 950 have Cough. Find out below who they are, when they have Cough and more.
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Allopurinol has active ingredients of allopurinol. It is often used in gout. (latest outcomes from 51,452 Allopurinol users)
Cough has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 75,650 Cough patients)
On Dec, 29, 2014: 50,559 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol. Among them, 950 people (1.88%) have Cough.
Time on Allopurinol when people have Cough * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Cough when taking Allopurinol * :
Age of people who have Cough when taking Allopurinol * :
Severity of Cough when taking Allopurinol ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Cough ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (124 people, 13.05%)
- Hypertension (102 people, 10.74%)
- Gout (57 people, 6.00%)
- Pain (53 people, 5.58%)
- Chronic myeloid leukaemia (43 people, 4.53%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (270 people, 28.42%)
- Furosemide (155 people, 16.32%)
- Lasix (154 people, 16.21%)
- Lipitor (149 people, 15.68%)
- Zometa (115 people, 12.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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