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Review: could Allopurinol cause Tiredness (Fatigue)?

Summary: Tiredness 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 Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.

We study 50,566 people who have side effects while taking Allopurinol from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,512 have Tiredness. Find out below who they are, when they have Tiredness and more.

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Allopurinol

Allopurinol has active ingredients of allopurinol. It is often used in gout. (latest outcomes from 51,452 Allopurinol users)

Tiredness

Tiredness (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 200,495 Tiredness patients)

On Jan, 29, 2015: 50,566 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol. Among them, 2,512 people (4.97%) have Tiredness.

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
Tiredness23.36%39.25%6.54%15.89%6.54%6.54%1.87%

Gender of people who have Tiredness when taking Allopurinol * :

FemaleMale
Tiredness33.41%66.59%

Age of people who have Tiredness when taking Allopurinol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tiredness0.00%0.17%0.09%0.57%4.06%8.16%18.24%68.72%

Severity of Tiredness when taking Allopurinol ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Tiredness3.70%66.67%22.22%7.41%

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, 9.71%)
  2. Gout (231 people, 9.20%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (205 people, 8.16%)
  4. Renal failure chronic (121 people, 4.82%)
  5. Pain (110 people, 4.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (722 people, 28.74%)
  2. Furosemide (531 people, 21.14%)
  3. Lasix (442 people, 17.60%)
  4. Lisinopril (416 people, 16.56%)
  5. Digoxin (385 people, 15.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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