Allopurinol and Vasculitis - from FDA reports


Summary

Vasculitis is found among people who take Allopurinol, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Prednisone, and have Gout. This review analyzes which people have Vasculitis with Allopurinol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 81,359 people who have side effects when taking Allopurinol from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 21, 2017

81,359 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol.
Among them, 151 people (0.19%) have Vasculitis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Allopurinol cause Vasculitis?

Time on Allopurinol when people have Vasculitis *:

  • < 1 month: 20 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 50 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Vasculitis when taking Allopurinol *:

  • female: 42.66 %
  • male: 57.34 %

Age of people who have Vasculitis when taking Allopurinol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.74 %
  • 30-39: 1.48 %
  • 40-49: 4.44 %
  • 50-59: 36.3 %
  • 60+: 56.3 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gout (30 people, 19.87%)
  • Osteoporosis (29 people, 19.21%)
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (24 people, 15.89%)
  • High Blood Pressure (15 people, 9.93%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (13 people, 8.61%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisone (33 people, 21.85%)
  • Lasix (32 people, 21.19%)
  • Diflucan (31 people, 20.53%)
  • Nexium (30 people, 19.87%)
  • Methotrexate (30 people, 19.87%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Diarrhea (41 people, 27.15%)
  • Osteoporosis (35 people, 23.18%)
  • Acute Kidney Failure (35 people, 23.18%)
  • Pleural Effusion (33 people, 21.85%)
  • Pain (33 people, 21.85%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Vasculitis when taking Allopurinol?

Allopurinol

Allopurinol has active ingredients of allopurinol. It is often used in gout. (latest outcomes from Allopurinol 83,241 users)

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Vasculitis (inflammation of a blood vessel or blood vessels) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 8,365 Vasculitis patients).

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