Review: could Allopurinol cause Mouth ulceration?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 7, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.8/4
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, 237 have Mouth ulceration. See who they are, when they have Mouth ulceration 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.
Mouth ulceration (mouth ulcers) (latest reports from 68,809 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple myeloma, pain, high blood pressure.
On Feb, 6, 2014: 47,653 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol. Among them, 224 people (0.47%) have Mouth Ulceration.
Time on Allopurinol when people have Mouth ulceration * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Mouth ulceration||72.73%||9.09%||0.00%||9.09%||9.09%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Mouth ulceration when taking Allopurinol * :
|Mouth ulceration||41.18%||58.82% |
Age of people who have Mouth ulceration when taking Allopurinol * :
|Mouth ulceration||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.31%||4.63%||11.11%||35.19%||46.76% |
Severity of Mouth ulceration when taking Allopurinol ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Mouth ulceration||0.00%||25.00%||75.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Mouth ulceration ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Mouth ulceration||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Gout (41 people, 18.30%)
- Osteoporosis (32 people, 14.29%)
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (24 people, 10.71%)
- Metastases to bone (20 people, 8.93%)
- Hypertension (15 people, 6.70%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (75 people, 33.48%)
- Zometa (60 people, 26.79%)
- Ambien (55 people, 24.55%)
- Protonix (48 people, 21.43%)
- Levaquin (47 people, 20.98%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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