Review: could Allopurinol cause Mouth Ulceration?


Mouth ulceration 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 Gout . We study 57,040 people who have side effects while taking Allopurinol from FDA and social media. Among them, 236 have Mouth ulceration. Find out below who they are, when they have Mouth ulceration and more.

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Allopurinol has active ingredients of allopurinol. It is often used in gout. (latest outcomes from Allopurinol 56,919 users)

Mouth Ulceration

Mouth ulceration (mouth ulcers) has been reported by people with cough, pain, agranulocytosis, joint pain, haemorrhage (latest reports from 10,711 Mouth ulceration patients).

On Aug, 20, 2016

57,040 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol.
Among them, 236 people (0.41%) have Mouth Ulceration

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Allopurinol cause Mouth ulceration?

Time on Allopurinol when people have Mouth Ulceration *:

  • < 1 month: 80 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Mouth Ulceration when taking Allopurinol *:

  • female: 41.07 %
  • male: 58.93 %

Age of people who have Mouth Ulceration when taking Allopurinol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.3 %
  • 30-39: 5.07 %
  • 40-49: 11.06 %
  • 50-59: 35.48 %
  • 60+: 46.08 %

Severity if Mouth Ulceration when taking Allopurinol **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 25 %
  • severe: 75 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Mouth Ulceration **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gout (61 people)
  • Osteoporosis (33 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (26 people)
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (24 people)
  • Hypertension (17 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (74 people)
  • Zometa (70 people)
  • Ambien (62 people)
  • Protonix (52 people)
  • Levaquin (50 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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