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Review: could Allopurinol cause Tiredness?

Summary: Tiredness could be caused by Allopurinol, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 50,490 people who have side effects while taking Allopurinol from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,508 have Tiredness. Find out below who they are, when they have Tiredness 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.

Tiredness

Tiredness (feeling of tiredness) (latest reports from 1,536,506 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.

On Apr, 13, 2014: 50,490 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol. Among them, 2,508 people (4.97%) have Tiredness. They amount to 0.16% of all the 1,536,044 people who have Tiredness on eHealthMe.

Trend of Tiredness in Allopurinol reports

Time on Allopurinol when people have Tiredness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Tiredness24.27%39.81%4.85%16.50%6.80%5.83%1.94%

Gender of people who have Tiredness when taking Allopurinol * :

FemaleMale
Tiredness33.42%66.58%

Age of people who have Tiredness when taking Allopurinol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tiredness0.00%0.17%0.09%0.52%4.02%8.17%18.23%68.79%

Severity of Tiredness when taking Allopurinol ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Tiredness4.35%69.57%21.74%4.35%

How people recovered from Tiredness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Tiredness0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (244 people, 9.73%)
  2. Gout (230 people, 9.17%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (205 people, 8.17%)
  4. Renal failure chronic (121 people, 4.82%)
  5. Pain (110 people, 4.39%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (721 people, 28.75%)
  2. Furosemide (530 people, 21.13%)
  3. Lasix (442 people, 17.62%)
  4. Lisinopril (415 people, 16.55%)
  5. Digoxin (385 people, 15.35%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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