Allopurinol and Edema - from FDA reports


Summary

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. This review analyzes which people have Edema with Allopurinol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 81,359 people who have side effects when taking Allopurinol from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 30, 2017

81,359 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol.
Among them, 551 people (0.68%) have Edema


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Allopurinol cause Edema?

Time on Allopurinol when people have Edema *:

  • < 1 month: 46.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 26.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Edema when taking Allopurinol *:

  • female: 52.26 %
  • male: 47.74 %

Age of people who have Edema when taking Allopurinol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.23 %
  • 30-39: 1.64 %
  • 40-49: 6.78 %
  • 50-59: 27.34 %
  • 60+: 64.02 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gout (98 people, 17.79%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (85 people, 15.43%)
  • High Blood Pressure (54 people, 9.80%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (44 people, 7.99%)
  • Osteoporosis (43 people, 7.80%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (186 people, 33.76%)
  • Aredia (165 people, 29.95%)
  • Lasix (133 people, 24.14%)
  • Aspirin (106 people, 19.24%)
  • Prilosec (95 people, 17.24%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (212 people, 38.48%)
  • Osteomyelitis (169 people, 30.67%)
  • Rashes (161 people, 29.22%)
  • Bone Disorder (156 people, 28.31%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (150 people, 27.22%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Edema when taking Allopurinol?

Allopurinol

Allopurinol has active ingredients of allopurinol. It is often used in gout. (latest outcomes from Allopurinol 83,270 users)

Edema

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 44,073 Edema patients).

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