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Review: could Allopurinol cause Mouth ulceration?

Summary: Mouth ulceration could be caused by Allopurinol, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Lasix, and have Gout.

We study 50,490 people who have side effects while taking Allopurinol from FDA and social media. Among them, 237 have Mouth ulceration. Find out below who they are, when they have Mouth ulceration and more.

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Allopurinol

Allopurinol (latest outcomes from 51,361 users) has active ingredients of allopurinol. It is often used in gout.

Mouth ulceration

Mouth ulceration (mouth ulcers) (latest reports from 70,298 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple myeloma, pain, high blood pressure.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 50,490 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol. Among them, 237 people (0.47%) have Mouth Ulceration. They amount to 0.34% of all the 70,231 people who have Mouth Ulceration on eHealthMe.

Trend of Mouth ulceration in Allopurinol reports

Time on Allopurinol when people have Mouth ulceration * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Mouth ulceration72.73%9.09%0.00%9.09%9.09%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Mouth ulceration41.45%58.55%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Mouth ulceration0.00%0.00%0.00%2.18%4.37%10.48%34.06%48.91%

Severity of Mouth ulceration when taking Allopurinol ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Mouth ulceration0.00%25.00%75.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Mouth ulceration ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Mouth ulceration0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Gout (42 people, 17.72%)
  2. Osteoporosis (32 people, 13.50%)
  3. Systemic lupus erythematosus (24 people, 10.13%)
  4. Metastases to bone (21 people, 8.86%)
  5. Open wound (16 people, 6.75%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (78 people, 32.91%)
  2. Zometa (62 people, 26.16%)
  3. Ambien (57 people, 24.05%)
  4. Protonix (49 people, 20.68%)
  5. Levaquin (48 people, 20.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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