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Review: could Allopurinol cause Edema (Swelling)?
We study 50,523 people who have side effects while taking Allopurinol from FDA and social media. Among them, 367 have Edema. Find out below who they are, when they have Edema and more.
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Allopurinol (latest outcomes from 51,409 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 181,859 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis, metastases to bone.
On Sep, 14, 2014: 50,523 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol. Among them, 367 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 ** :
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How people recovered from Edema ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Gout (72 people, 19.62%)
- Multiple myeloma (67 people, 18.26%)
- Anxiety (36 people, 9.81%)
- Osteoporosis (36 people, 9.81%)
- Metastases to bone (35 people, 9.54%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (167 people, 45.50%)
- Aredia (152 people, 41.42%)
- Aspirin (135 people, 36.78%)
- Lasix (93 people, 25.34%)
- Prilosec (87 people, 23.71%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Devin1123 on Aug, 29, 2014:
I've recently been diagnosed with edema also. I'm a 40yr old man and I've tried everything you have too and have had no luck. One thing that has helped a lot I've noticed is a magnesium supplement. Try buying magnesium oxide or something similar. Take anywhere from 200-500mg's a day. You'll notice a difference. I'm still trying to find the cause of the edema. They tested my heart, liver, and kidneys and found nothing. Probably weight since I'm heavy. If you find anything else useful, I would love to hear it. Goodluck. ~Devin~
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