Allopurinol and Cough - from FDA reports


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 High blood pressure . We study 76,218 people who have side effects while taking Allopurinol from FDA. Among them, 1,415 have Cough. Find out below who they are, when they have Cough and more.

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Allopurinol

Allopurinol has active ingredients of allopurinol. It is often used in gout. (latest outcomes from Allopurinol 78,050 users)

Cough

Cough has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, multiple sclerosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (latest reports from 133,682 Cough patients).

On Feb, 01, 2017

76,218 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol.
Among them, 1,415 people (1.86%) have Cough


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Allopurinol cause Cough?

Time on Allopurinol when people have Cough *:

  • < 1 month: 64.06 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.88 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.12 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.69 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Cough when taking Allopurinol *:

  • female: 32.46 %
  • male: 67.54 %

Age of people who have Cough when taking Allopurinol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.27 %
  • 10-19: 0.25 %
  • 20-29: 0.93 %
  • 30-39: 2.88 %
  • 40-49: 7.37 %
  • 50-59: 17.88 %
  • 60+: 69.41 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (189 people, 13.36%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (167 people, 11.80%)
  • Gout (139 people, 9.82%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (102 people, 7.21%)
  • Pain (84 people, 5.94%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (248 people, 17.53%)
  • Lasix (205 people, 14.49%)
  • Furosemide (181 people, 12.79%)
  • Lipitor (176 people, 12.44%)
  • Zometa (139 people, 9.82%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (509 people, 35.97%)
  • Fatigue (340 people, 24.03%)
  • Fever (329 people, 23.25%)
  • Diarrhea (260 people, 18.37%)
  • Weakness (258 people, 18.23%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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