Allopurinol and High blood sugar - from FDA reports


Summary

High blood sugar is found among people who take Allopurinol, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have High blood pressure . We study 76,218 people who have side effects while taking Allopurinol from FDA. Among them, 436 have High blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood sugar and more.

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Allopurinol

Allopurinol has active ingredients of allopurinol. It is often used in gout. (latest outcomes from Allopurinol 78,053 users)

High Blood Sugar

High blood sugar has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 24,119 High blood sugar patients).

On Feb, 24, 2017

76,218 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol.
Among them, 436 people (0.57%) have High Blood Sugar


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Allopurinol cause High blood sugar?

Time on Allopurinol when people have High Blood Sugar *:

  • < 1 month: 57.38 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 32.79 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.28 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.56 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have High Blood Sugar when taking Allopurinol *:

  • female: 35.04 %
  • male: 64.96 %

Age of people who have High Blood Sugar when taking Allopurinol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.27 %
  • 10-19: 2.66 %
  • 20-29: 1.86 %
  • 30-39: 8.24 %
  • 40-49: 8.78 %
  • 50-59: 19.95 %
  • 60+: 58.24 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (73 people, 16.74%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (39 people, 8.94%)
  • Preventive Health Care (34 people, 7.80%)
  • Diabetes (33 people, 7.57%)
  • Pain (29 people, 6.65%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (95 people, 21.79%)
  • Aspirin (65 people, 14.91%)
  • Diflucan (50 people, 11.47%)
  • Lisinopril (48 people, 11.01%)
  • Protonix (45 people, 10.32%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (94 people, 21.56%)
  • Nausea (92 people, 21.10%)
  • Diarrhea (82 people, 18.81%)
  • Fever (74 people, 16.97%)
  • Pneumonia (71 people, 16.28%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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