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Review: could Allopurinol cause High blood sugar (Hyperglycemia)?

We study 50,523 people who have side effects while taking Allopurinol from FDA and social media. Among them, 328 have High blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood sugar and more.

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Allopurinol

Allopurinol (latest outcomes from 51,406 users) has active ingredients of allopurinol. It is often used in gout.

High blood sugar

High blood sugar (high blood sugar) (latest reports from 147,358 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, depression, bipolar disorder.

On Sep, 9, 2014: 50,523 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol. Among them, 328 people (0.65%) have High Blood Sugar.

Trend of High blood sugar in Allopurinol reports

Time on Allopurinol when people have High blood sugar * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
High blood sugar47.27%32.73%0.00%1.82%7.27%5.45%5.45%

Gender of people who have High blood sugar when taking Allopurinol * :

FemaleMale
High blood sugar30.63%69.37%

Age of people who have High blood sugar when taking Allopurinol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
High blood sugar0.00%0.32%1.29%1.94%8.74%10.68%20.71%56.31%

Severity of High blood sugar when taking Allopurinol ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
High blood sugar11.11%55.56%22.22%11.11%

How people recovered from High blood sugar ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
High blood sugar0.00%25.00%75.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (50 people, 15.24%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (27 people, 8.23%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (26 people, 7.93%)
  4. Gout (25 people, 7.62%)
  5. Chronic myeloid leukaemia (21 people, 6.40%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (87 people, 26.52%)
  2. Aspirin (78 people, 23.78%)
  3. Lisinopril (53 people, 16.16%)
  4. Protonix (48 people, 14.63%)
  5. Diflucan (48 people, 14.63%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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