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Review: could Allopurinol cause Thin blood (Thrombocytopenia )?





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 - 6 months, also take medication Lasix, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 50,559 people who have side effects while taking Allopurinol from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,459 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 51,438 users)

Thin blood

Thin blood has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood pressure, preventive health care, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, schizophrenia.(latest reports from Thin blood 40,979 patients)

On Nov, 27, 2014: 50,550 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol. Among them, 1,459 people (2.89%) have Thin Blood.

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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  • Can i take reglan and allopurinol together
    (Asked by a 25 year old woman who has High Levels Of Uric Acid, Nasea , and takes Allopurinol, Reglan)
    I need to know if i can take reglan and allopurinol together. I have nasea and uric acid problems and i am tierd of feeling like vomiting and i dont know what to take for nasea and wont interract with allopurinol thank you.
  • My mom is 88. she takes lexapro in the evening. she wakes up hallucinating. it's starting to get to her. what should i try for her?
    (Asked by a 88 year old woman who has Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Atrial Fibrillation, High Blood Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure, Dementia (controlled), and takes Multivitamin, Lipitor, Claritin, Allopurinol, Diltiazem Hydrochloride, Namenda Xr, Aricept, Dicyclomine Hydrochloride, Bystolic, Lexapro)
    My mom has been taking Lexapro for about 2 1/2 to 3 months. She was taking it in the morning and her therapist felt it was making her drowsy. I began giving it to her before bed, and I believe that is when she started waking up during the night with hallucinations. I'm not sure if they are vivid ...
  • I have an enlarged liver...could i use buprenorphine?
    (Asked by a 33 year old woman who has Enlarged Liver, and takes Allopurinol, Metformin, Lyrica, Morphine)
    I want to know if i can take buprenorphine with an enlarged liver
  • Safety of nattokinase
    (Asked by a 85 year old man who has Bleeding 4 Attacks, DVT, and takes Allopurinol, Warfarin Sodium)
    tooth removed needed 5 f red blood cells and 4 of plasma
  • Can xarelto cause my blood pressure to elevate (1 answer)
    (Asked by a 75 year old man who has High Blood Pressure, and takes Allopurinol, Benazepril Hydrochloride, Crestor, Doxazosin Mesylate, Labetalol Hydrochloride, Omeprazole, Oxycodone, Xarelto)
    I had a stroke (TIA) TWO MONTHS AGO AND MY DOCTOR PUT ME ON A BLOOD THINNER XARELTO and my blood pressure is always high now. Example 197/112

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