Related topic: Allopurinol, Edema
Review: could Allopurinol cause Edema?
Summary: Edema could be caused by Allopurinol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Zometa, and have Gout.
We study 50,483 people who have side effects while taking Allopurinol from FDA and social media. Among them, 405 have Edema. Find out below who they are, when they have Edema and more.
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Allopurinol (latest outcomes from 51,361 users) has active ingredients of allopurinol. It is often used in gout.
Edema (excess of watery fluid collecting in the cavities or tissues of the body) (latest reports from 179,999 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis, metastases to bone.
On Apr, 7, 2014: 50,486 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol. Among them, 366 people (0.72%) have Edema. They amount to 0.20% of all the 178,851 people who have Edema on eHealthMe.
Time on Allopurinol when people have Edema * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Edema when taking Allopurinol * :
Age of people who have Edema when taking Allopurinol * :
Severity of Edema when taking Allopurinol ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Edema ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Gout (72 people, 19.67%)
- Multiple myeloma (67 people, 18.31%)
- Osteoporosis (36 people, 9.84%)
- Anxiety (36 people, 9.84%)
- Metastases to bone (35 people, 9.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (167 people, 45.63%)
- Aredia (152 people, 41.53%)
- Aspirin (135 people, 36.89%)
- Lasix (93 people, 25.41%)
- Prilosec (87 people, 23.77%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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