Review: could Allopurinol cause Nausea?


Summary

Nausea is found among people who take Allopurinol, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure . We study 58,313 people who have side effects while taking Allopurinol from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,051 have Nausea. Find out below who they are, when they have Nausea and more.

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Allopurinol

Allopurinol has active ingredients of allopurinol. It is often used in gout. (latest outcomes from Allopurinol 78,020 users)

Nausea

Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure (latest reports from 428,115 Nausea patients).

On Nov, 24, 2016

58,313 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol.
Among them, 3,051 people (5.23%) have Nausea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Allopurinol cause Nausea?

Time on Allopurinol when people have Nausea *:

  • < 1 month: 50.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.61 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.92 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.92 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.89 %
  • 10+ years: 0.66 %

Gender of people who have Nausea when taking Allopurinol *:

  • female: 42.02 %
  • male: 57.98 %

Age of people who have Nausea when taking Allopurinol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.15 %
  • 10-19: 0.85 %
  • 20-29: 1.35 %
  • 30-39: 2.85 %
  • 40-49: 8.93 %
  • 50-59: 17.89 %
  • 60+: 67.99 %

Severity of Nausea **:

  • least: 14.29 %
  • moderate: 64.29 %
  • severe: 21.43 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Nausea **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (553 people, 18.13%)
  • Lasix (460 people, 15.08%)
  • Furosemide (440 people, 14.42%)
  • Digoxin (285 people, 9.34%)
  • Simvastatin (284 people, 9.31%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Pressure (338 people, 11.08%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (200 people, 6.56%)
  • Pain (182 people, 5.97%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (169 people, 5.54%)
  • Preventive Health Care (156 people, 5.11%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Nausea And Vomiting (1,135 people, 37.20%)
  • Diarrhea (685 people, 22.45%)
  • Fatigue (616 people, 20.19%)
  • Weakness (610 people, 19.99%)
  • Dizziness (568 people, 18.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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