Allopurinol and Muscle twitching - from FDA reports
Muscle twitching is found among people who take Allopurinol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Furosemide, and have Renal failure chronic . We study 76,218 people who have side effects while taking Allopurinol from FDA. Among them, 199 have Muscle twitching. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle twitching and more.
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Allopurinol has active ingredients of allopurinol. It is often used in gout. (latest outcomes from Allopurinol 78,046 users)
Muscle twitching has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure (latest reports from 15,735 Muscle twitching patients).
On Jan, 28, 2017
76,218 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol.
Among them, 199 people (0.26%) have Muscle Twitching
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Allopurinol when people have Muscle Twitching *:
- < 1 month: 100 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Muscle Twitching when taking Allopurinol *:
- female: 71.43 %
- male: 28.57 %
Age of people who have Muscle Twitching when taking Allopurinol *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.55 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 0.55 %
- 40-49: 3.3 %
- 50-59: 15.93 %
- 60+: 79.67 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Renal Failure Chronic (98 people, 49.25%)
- Gout (26 people, 13.07%)
- High Blood Pressure (17 people, 8.54%)
- Metastases To Bone (9 people, 4.52%)
- Cuts And Puncture Wounds (9 people, 4.52%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Furosemide (117 people, 58.79%)
- Lisinopril (109 people, 54.77%)
- Heparin (102 people, 51.26%)
- Simvastatin (101 people, 50.75%)
- Enalapril Maleate (101 people, 50.75%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (125 people, 62.81%)
- Urinary Tract Infection (113 people, 56.78%)
- Anaemia (113 people, 56.78%)
- Pain (112 people, 56.28%)
- Pleural Effusion (109 people, 54.77%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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