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Review: could Allopurinol cause Diarrhoea (Diarrhea)?

Summary: Diarrhoea 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 Hypertension.

We study 50,550 people who have side effects while taking Allopurinol from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,426 have Diarrhoea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhoea and more.

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Allopurinol

Allopurinol (latest outcomes from 51,436 users) has active ingredients of allopurinol. It is often used in gout.

Trend of allopurinol reports

Diarrhoea

Diarrhoea (latest reports from 169,442 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, depression.

Trend of Diarrhoea reports

On Nov, 29, 2014: 50,550 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol. Among them, 2,849 people (5.64%) have Diarrhoea.

Trend of Diarrhoea in Allopurinol reports

Time on Allopurinol when people have Diarrhoea * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Diarrhoea35.95%29.75%5.37%6.61%9.92%9.92%2.48%

Gender of people who have Diarrhoea when taking Allopurinol * :

FemaleMale
Diarrhoea37.15%62.85%

Age of people who have Diarrhoea when taking Allopurinol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diarrhoea0.00%0.34%0.57%1.44%2.09%7.26%18.56%69.73%

Severity of Diarrhoea when taking Allopurinol ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Diarrhoea13.33%40.00%33.33%13.33%

How people recovered from Diarrhoea ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Diarrhoea0.00%10.00%90.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (353 people, 12.39%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (260 people, 9.13%)
  3. Gout (223 people, 7.83%)
  4. Prophylaxis (133 people, 4.67%)
  5. Hyperuricaemia (129 people, 4.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (674 people, 23.66%)
  2. Lasix (519 people, 18.22%)
  3. Furosemide (443 people, 15.55%)
  4. Lisinopril (285 people, 10.00%)
  5. Prednisone (258 people, 9.06%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    (Asked by a 25 year old woman who has High Levels Of Uric Acid, Nasea , and takes Allopurinol, Reglan)
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