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Review: could Allopurinol cause Muscle twitching?

We study 50,523 people who have side effects while taking Allopurinol from FDA and social media. Among them, 169 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 51,403 users) has active ingredients of allopurinol. It is often used in gout.

Muscle twitching

Muscle twitching (latest reports from 61,850 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure.

On Aug, 23, 2014: 50,519 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol. Among them, 169 people (0.33%) have Muscle Twitching. They amount to 0.27% of all the 61,835 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 twitching50.00%12.50%12.50%0.00%12.50%0.00%12.50%

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

FemaleMale
Muscle twitching71.08%28.92%

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%0.64%0.64%4.46%13.38%80.89%

Severity of Muscle twitching when taking Allopurinol ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle twitching25.00%25.00%50.00%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, 57.99%)
  2. Gout (17 people, 10.06%)
  3. Open wound (9 people, 5.33%)
  4. Metastases to bone (9 people, 5.33%)
  5. Hypertension (7 people, 4.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lisinopril (109 people, 64.50%)
  2. Multi-vitamins (108 people, 63.91%)
  3. Furosemide (106 people, 62.72%)
  4. Simvastatin (101 people, 59.76%)
  5. Heparin (101 people, 59.76%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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