Review: could Allopurinol cause Edema (Swelling)?
Summary: Edema is found among people who take Allopurinol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Gout.
We study 50,585 people who have side effects while taking Allopurinol from FDA and social media. Among them, 406 have Edema. Find out below who they are, when they have Edema and more.
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Allopurinol has active ingredients of allopurinol. It is often used in gout. (latest outcomes from 51,470 Allopurinol users)
Edema (excess of watery fluid collecting in the cavities or tissues of the body) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis, metastases to bone. (latest reports from 22,168 Edema patients)
On Apr, 1, 2015: 50,583 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol. Among them, 368 people (0.73%) have Edema.
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 (73 people, 19.84%)
- Multiple myeloma (67 people, 18.21%)
- Osteoporosis (36 people, 9.78%)
- Anxiety (36 people, 9.78%)
- Metastases to bone (35 people, 9.51%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (167 people, 45.38%)
- Aredia (152 people, 41.30%)
- Aspirin (135 people, 36.68%)
- Lasix (93 people, 25.27%)
- Prilosec (87 people, 23.64%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Allopurinol for a 60-year old man with Gout. The patient has Swollen Glands
- A study of drug interactions between Ibuprofen, Potassium Chloride, Furosemide, Magnesium Chloride, Spironolactone for a 47-year old woman with Pain, Potassium - Low, Edema, Low Blood Magnesium. The patient has Abnormal Weight Gain, Depression Postmenopausal, Eczema Nummular, Edema
- A study of drug interactions between Lortab, Effexor, Topamax for a 34-year old woman with Migraine, Anxiety. The patient has Edema
- A study of drug interactions between Lortab, Effexor, Topamax for a 34-year old woman with Migraine, Stress And Anxiety. The patient has Edema
- A study of side effects of Amrix for a 56-year old woman with Pain - Back. The patient has Swelling
Recent Allopurinol related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Lisinopril, Allopurinol, Carvedilol, Pravastatin Sodium, Pueraria Mirifica for a 60-year old man who has Brest Enlargement
- Comparions of Mobic, Allopurinol for a 53-year old man who has Gout
- Comparions of Zyloprim, Terbinafine Hydrochloride for a 83-year old man who has Gout - Chronic
- Comparions of Allopurinol, Valsartan for a 77-year old man who has Gouty Arthritis - Chronic
- Comparions of Baclofen, Xanax, Norco, Allopurinol, Hydrochlorothiazide for a 50-year old woman who has Chronic Gouty Arthritis
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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