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. This review analyzes which people have Cough with Allopurinol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 81,359 people who have side effects when taking Allopurinol from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 15, 2017

81,359 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol.
Among them, 1,504 people (1.85%) have Cough


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Allopurinol cause Cough?

Time on Allopurinol when people have Cough *:

  • < 1 month: 61.54 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.08 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.15 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.62 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.62 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Cough when taking Allopurinol *:

  • female: 33.22 %
  • male: 66.78 %

Age of people who have Cough when taking Allopurinol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.2 %
  • 10-19: 0.24 %
  • 20-29: 0.88 %
  • 30-39: 2.72 %
  • 40-49: 7.21 %
  • 50-59: 16.91 %
  • 60+: 70.83 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (200 people, 13.30%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (174 people, 11.57%)
  • Gout (147 people, 9.77%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (109 people, 7.25%)
  • Pain (92 people, 6.12%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (248 people, 16.49%)
  • Lasix (217 people, 14.43%)
  • Lipitor (187 people, 12.43%)
  • Furosemide (181 people, 12.03%)
  • Zometa (140 people, 9.31%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (531 people, 35.31%)
  • Fatigue (358 people, 23.80%)
  • Fever (342 people, 22.74%)
  • Diarrhea (273 people, 18.15%)
  • Weakness (272 people, 18.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Cough when taking Allopurinol?

Allopurinol

Allopurinol has active ingredients of allopurinol. It is often used in gout. (latest outcomes from Allopurinol 83,270 users)

Cough

Cough has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, multiple sclerosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (latest reports from 143,521 Cough patients).

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