Review: could Allopurinol cause Thin Blood?


Summary

Thin blood 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 Lasix, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 58,296 people who have side effects while taking Allopurinol from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,383 have Thin blood. Find out below who they are, when they have Thin blood and more.

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Allopurinol

Allopurinol has active ingredients of allopurinol. It is often used in gout. (latest outcomes from Allopurinol 75,375 users)

Thin Blood

Thin blood has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, sepsis, diarrhea, pneumonia (latest reports from 132,179 Thin blood patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

58,296 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol.
Among them, 3,383 people (5.8%) have Thin Blood


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Allopurinol cause Thin blood?

Time on Allopurinol when people have Thin Blood *:

  • < 1 month: 42.44 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 37.4 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.57 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.45 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.49 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.12 %
  • 10+ years: 0.53 %

Gender of people who have Thin Blood when taking Allopurinol *:

  • female: 31.64 %
  • male: 68.36 %

Age of people who have Thin Blood when taking Allopurinol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.58 %
  • 10-19: 0.85 %
  • 20-29: 1.9 %
  • 30-39: 2.41 %
  • 40-49: 6.09 %
  • 50-59: 14.18 %
  • 60+: 73.98 %

Severity if Thin Blood when taking Allopurinol **:

  • least: 33.33 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Thin Blood **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (450 people, 13.30%)
  • Hypertension (302 people, 8.93%)
  • Prophylaxis (286 people, 8.45%)
  • Hyperuricaemia (177 people, 5.23%)
  • Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (153 people, 4.52%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (536 people, 15.84%)
  • Furosemide (431 people, 12.74%)
  • Omeprazole (346 people, 10.23%)
  • Aspirin (339 people, 10.02%)
  • Velcade (323 people, 9.55%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Anaemia (759 people, 22.44%)
  • Haemoglobin Decreased (658 people, 19.45%)
  • Pyrexia (574 people, 16.97%)
  • White Blood Cell Count Decreased (558 people, 16.49%)
  • Neutropenia (432 people, 12.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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