Could Allopurinol cause Diarrhoea - from FDA reports


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 High blood pressure . We study 58,312 people who have side effects while taking Allopurinol from FDA. Among them, 2,850 have Diarrhoea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhoea and more.

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Allopurinol

Allopurinol has active ingredients of allopurinol. It is often used in gout. (latest outcomes from Allopurinol 78,025 users)

Diarrhoea

Diarrhoea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, pain (latest reports from 264,494 Diarrhoea patients).

On Nov, 16, 2016

58,312 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol.
Among them, 2,850 people (4.89%) have Diarrhoea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Allopurinol cause Diarrhoea?

Time on Allopurinol when people have Diarrhoea *:

  • < 1 month: 37.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 29.17 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.42 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.08 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.75 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.58 %
  • 10+ years: 2.5 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhoea when taking Allopurinol *:

  • female: 38.69 %
  • male: 61.31 %

Age of people who have Diarrhoea when taking Allopurinol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.25 %
  • 10-19: 0.53 %
  • 20-29: 1.56 %
  • 30-39: 1.68 %
  • 40-49: 7.3 %
  • 50-59: 18.14 %
  • 60+: 70.5 %

Severity of Diarrhoea **:

  • least: 12.5 %
  • moderate: 50.0 %
  • severe: 25.0 %
  • most severe: 12.5 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (538 people, 18.88%)
  • Lasix (478 people, 16.77%)
  • Furosemide (449 people, 15.75%)
  • Lisinopril (324 people, 11.37%)
  • Simvastatin (287 people, 10.07%)

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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