Allopurinol and Muscle twitching - from FDA reports


Summary

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. This review analyzes which people have Muscle twitching with Allopurinol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 84,020 people who have side effects when taking Allopurinol from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 22, 2017

84,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol.
Among them, 207 people (0.25%) have Muscle twitching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Allopurinol cause Muscle twitching?

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: 68.63 %
  • male: 31.37 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.53 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 1.06 %
  • 40-49: 3.17 %
  • 50-59: 15.34 %
  • 60+: 79.89 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Renal Failure Chronic (98 people, 47.34%)
  • High Blood Pressure (19 people, 9.18%)
  • Pain (11 people, 5.31%)
  • Metastases To Bone (9 people, 4.35%)
  • Cuts And Puncture Wounds (9 people, 4.35%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Furosemide (117 people, 56.52%)
  • Lisinopril (109 people, 52.66%)
  • Heparin (102 people, 49.28%)
  • Simvastatin (101 people, 48.79%)
  • Enalapril Maleate (101 people, 48.79%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (127 people, 61.35%)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (113 people, 54.59%)
  • Anaemia (113 people, 54.59%)
  • Pain (112 people, 54.11%)
  • Pleural Effusion (109 people, 52.66%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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