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 Hypertension . We study 49,675 people who have side effects while taking Allopurinol from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,648 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 50,176 users)

Nausea

Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, pain, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 258,141 Nausea patients).

On Jul, 26, 2016

49,675 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol.
Among them, 2,648 people (5.33%) have Nausea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Allopurinol cause Nausea?

Time on Allopurinol when people have Nausea *:

  • < 1 month: 52.38 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 19.05 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.56 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.14 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.35 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.73 %
  • 10+ years: 0.79 %

Gender of people who have Nausea when taking Allopurinol *:

  • female: 40.95 %
  • male: 59.05 %

Age of people who have Nausea when taking Allopurinol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.22 %
  • 10-19: 0.87 %
  • 20-29: 1.53 %
  • 30-39: 2.7 %
  • 40-49: 9.16 %
  • 50-59: 17.92 %
  • 60+: 67.6 %

Severity if Nausea when taking Allopurinol **:

  • 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 conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (263 people)
  • Gout (205 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (174 people)
  • Pain (136 people)
  • Prophylaxis (116 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (487 people)
  • Lasix (418 people)
  • Furosemide (367 people)
  • Digoxin (266 people)
  • Lipitor (254 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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