Review: could Allopurinol cause High blood sugar?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 12, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.1/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 47,674 people who take Allopurinol. Among them, 304 have High blood sugar. See who they are, when they have High blood sugar and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Allopurinol (latest outcomes from 51,345 users) has active ingredients of allopurinol. It is often used in gout, chronic gouty arthritis. Commonly reported side effects of Allopurinol include fever, weakness, renal failure acute, nausea, nausea aggravated.
High blood sugar
High blood sugar (high blood sugar) (latest reports from 138,735 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, depression, bipolar disorder.
On Feb, 12, 2014: 47,653 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol. Among them, 304 people (0.64%) have High Blood Sugar.
Time on Allopurinol when people have High blood sugar * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High blood sugar||48.15%||33.33%||0.00%||1.85%||7.41%||3.70%||5.56% |
Gender of people who have High blood sugar when taking Allopurinol * :
|High blood sugar||31.60%||68.40% |
Age of people who have High blood sugar when taking Allopurinol * :
|High blood sugar||0.00%||0.34%||1.37%||2.06%||9.28%||11.34%||20.96%||54.64% |
Severity of High blood sugar when taking Allopurinol ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High blood sugar||12.50%||62.50%||25.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from High blood sugar ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|High blood sugar||0.00%||33.33%||66.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (43 people, 14.14%)
- Diabetes mellitus (25 people, 8.22%)
- Multiple myeloma (24 people, 7.89%)
- Gout (22 people, 7.24%)
- Chronic myeloid leukaemia (19 people, 6.25%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (86 people, 28.29%)
- Aspirin (73 people, 24.01%)
- Lisinopril (52 people, 17.11%)
- Diflucan (48 people, 15.79%)
- Protonix (46 people, 15.13%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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