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Review: could Allopurinol cause Thin blood?

Summary: Thin blood could be caused by Allopurinol, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Lasix, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 50,490 people who have side effects while taking Allopurinol from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,675 have Thin blood. Find out below who they are, when they have Thin blood and more.

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Allopurinol

Allopurinol (latest outcomes from 51,361 users) has active ingredients of allopurinol. It is often used in gout.

Thin blood

Thin blood (latest reports from 242,136 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, hepatitis c, high blood pressure, preventive health care, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 50,490 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol. Among them, 1,459 people (2.89%) have Thin Blood. They amount to 0.61% of all the 238,482 people who have Thin Blood on eHealthMe.

Trend of Thin blood in Allopurinol reports

Time on Allopurinol when people have Thin blood * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Thin blood36.59%44.88%4.88%5.85%6.83%0.49%0.49%

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

FemaleMale
Thin blood33.11%66.89%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Thin blood0.00%0.49%1.34%2.75%2.26%4.51%13.53%75.12%

Severity of Thin blood when taking Allopurinol ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Thin blood ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (300 people, 20.56%)
  2. Prophylaxis (165 people, 11.31%)
  3. Hypertension (125 people, 8.57%)
  4. Hyperuricaemia (98 people, 6.72%)
  5. Chronic myeloid leukaemia (71 people, 4.87%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (252 people, 17.27%)
  2. Aspirin (196 people, 13.43%)
  3. Velcade (193 people, 13.23%)
  4. Furosemide (176 people, 12.06%)
  5. Revlimid (148 people, 10.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I am curious to know if the Allopurinol can increase blood sugar, though I gained up to 10 lbs since I first started taking this med, I think in part due to less exercise on my part.

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  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • I have NASH related Cirrhosis, Asthma, COPD, Narcolepsy, OSA/Hypopnea, RLS, Type II Diabetes along with Factor V. I take 300mg of Allopurinol daily and was just increased to 60mg of Ritalin.

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