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Review: could Allopurinol cause Muscle twitching?

Summary: Muscle twitching could be caused by Allopurinol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Lisinopril, and have Renal failure chronic.

We study 50,483 people who have side effects while taking Allopurinol from FDA and social media. Among them, 168 have Muscle twitching. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle twitching 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.

Muscle twitching

Muscle twitching (latest reports from 60,783 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 50,490 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol. Among them, 168 people (0.33%) have Muscle Twitching. They amount to 0.28% of all the 60,766 people who have Muscle Twitching on eHealthMe.

Trend of Muscle twitching in Allopurinol reports

Time on Allopurinol when people have Muscle twitching * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle twitching57.14%0.00%14.29%0.00%14.29%0.00%14.29%

Gender of people who have Muscle twitching when taking Allopurinol * :

FemaleMale
Muscle twitching70.91%29.09%

Age of people who have Muscle twitching when taking Allopurinol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle twitching0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.64%4.49%13.46%81.41%

Severity of Muscle twitching when taking Allopurinol ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle twitching33.33%33.33%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Muscle twitching ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Muscle twitching0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Renal failure chronic (98 people, 58.33%)
  2. Gout (16 people, 9.52%)
  3. Metastases to bone (9 people, 5.36%)
  4. Open wound (9 people, 5.36%)
  5. Hypertension (7 people, 4.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lisinopril (109 people, 64.88%)
  2. Multi-vitamins (108 people, 64.29%)
  3. Furosemide (106 people, 63.10%)
  4. Simvastatin (101 people, 60.12%)
  5. Heparin (101 people, 60.12%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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