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Review: could Allopurinol cause Edema?

We study 50,519 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

Allopurinol (latest outcomes from 51,399 users) has active ingredients of allopurinol. It is often used in gout.

Edema

Edema (excess of watery fluid collecting in the cavities or tissues of the body) (latest reports from 181,364 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis, metastases to bone.

On Aug, 15, 2014: 50,518 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol. Among them, 367 people (0.73%) have Edema. They amount to 0.20% of all the 181,183 people who have Edema on eHealthMe.

Trend of Edema in Allopurinol reports

Time on Allopurinol when people have Edema * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Edema29.41%11.76%0.00%47.06%5.88%5.88%0.00%

Gender of people who have Edema when taking Allopurinol * :

FemaleMale
Edema51.37%48.63%

Age of people who have Edema when taking Allopurinol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Edema0.00%0.00%0.00%0.33%1.00%5.98%35.55%57.14%

Severity of Edema when taking Allopurinol ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Edema0.00%40.00%60.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Edema ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Edema0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Gout (72 people, 19.62%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (67 people, 18.26%)
  3. Anxiety (36 people, 9.81%)
  4. Osteoporosis (36 people, 9.81%)
  5. Metastases to bone (35 people, 9.54%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (167 people, 45.50%)
  2. Aredia (152 people, 41.42%)
  3. Aspirin (135 people, 36.78%)
  4. Lasix (93 people, 25.34%)
  5. Prilosec (87 people, 23.71%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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