Could Allopurinol cause Edema - from FDA reports
Edema is found among people who take Allopurinol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Gout . We study 58,316 people who have side effects while taking Allopurinol from FDA. Among them, 439 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 Allopurinol 78,025 users)
Edema (excess of watery fluid collecting in the cavities or tissues of the body) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 40,501 Edema patients).
On Nov, 28, 2016
58,316 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol.
Among them, 439 people (0.75%) have Edema
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Allopurinol when people have Edema *:
- < 1 month: 40 %
- 1 - 6 months: 10 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5 %
- 1 - 2 years: 35 %
- 2 - 5 years: 5 %
- 5 - 10 years: 5 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Edema when taking Allopurinol *:
- female: 51.65 %
- male: 48.35 %
Age of people who have Edema when taking Allopurinol *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.58 %
- 30-39: 2.34 %
- 40-49: 6.73 %
- 50-59: 31.87 %
- 60+: 58.48 %
Severity of Edema **:
- least: 0.0 %
- moderate: 50.0 %
- severe: 37.5 %
- most severe: 12.5 %
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (185 people, 42.14%)
- Aredia (165 people, 37.59%)
- Lasix (111 people, 25.28%)
- Aspirin (106 people, 24.15%)
- Prednisone (93 people, 21.18%)
Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Allopurinol, learn more )
Potential co-existing conditions
- Multiple Myeloma (74 people, 16.86%)
- Osteoporosis (41 people, 9.34%)
- High Blood Pressure (41 people, 9.34%)
- Metastases To Bone (40 people, 9.11%)
- Stress And Anxiety (37 people, 8.43%)
Potential co-existing symptoms
- Pain (190 people, 43.28%)
- Osteomyelitis (168 people, 38.27%)
- Bone Disorder (156 people, 35.54%)
- Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (149 people, 33.94%)
- Stress And Anxiety (140 people, 31.89%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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