Could Allopurinol cause Vasculitis - from FDA reports
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 Osteoporosis . We study 76,218 people who have side effects while taking Allopurinol from FDA. Among them, 145 have Vasculitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Vasculitis and more.
What to expect?
You are not alone!
Personalized health information
On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>
Allopurinol has active ingredients of allopurinol. It is often used in gout. (latest outcomes from Allopurinol 78,037 users)
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 8,005 Vasculitis patients).
On Jan, 06, 2017
76,218 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol.
Among them, 145 people (0.19%) have Vasculitis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Allopurinol when people have Vasculitis *:
- < 1 month: 22.22 %
- 1 - 6 months: 11.11 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 11.11 %
- 2 - 5 years: 55.56 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Vasculitis when taking Allopurinol *:
- female: 41.3 %
- male: 58.7 %
Age of people who have Vasculitis when taking Allopurinol *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.77 %
- 30-39: 1.54 %
- 40-49: 4.62 %
- 50-59: 36.92 %
- 60+: 55.38 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Osteoporosis (29 people, 20.00%)
- Gout (27 people, 18.62%)
- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (24 people, 16.55%)
- High Blood Pressure (13 people, 8.97%)
- Thrombocytopenia (12 people, 8.28%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Prednisone (33 people, 22.76%)
- Lasix (32 people, 22.07%)
- Diflucan (31 people, 21.38%)
- Nexium (30 people, 20.69%)
- Methotrexate (30 people, 20.69%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Diarrhea (41 people, 28.28%)
- Osteoporosis (35 people, 24.14%)
- Acute Kidney Failure (35 people, 24.14%)
- Pain (33 people, 22.76%)
- Oedema Peripheral (33 people, 22.76%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Do you have Vasculitis when taking Allopurinol?
Browse all side effects of Allopurinola b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Drugs that are associated with VasculitisVasculitis
Could your condition cause VasculitisVasculitis
Can you answer these questions?
It's odd. The type of chapped lips from the cold are different from the chapped lips associated with my gout. The main difference is that I still have feeling across my lips; whereas, the chapped lips associated with weather and cold can leave my lips without feeling. This is something I ...
You may be interested in these reviews
I had been taking Allipurinol for a while and noticed that about last year or a year or so I started having flutterings or heart palpitations and even went to the doctor about it. They performed and EKG and found nothing to be wrong, but they continued. I tried to figure out if it was from ...
I am 50 years old, I have been taking allopurinol for 20 years at 300 mg and have never experienced low blood sugar symptoms until recently. I have never had issues with blood sugar levels before , my sugar levels were slightly on the high side but still in the normal range. I am curious if ...
I have breast cancer and my doctor give me evista. Because my doctor afraid the tromboemolic efect of tamoxifen ( my d dimer high 8 month ago). 2 day ago my leg and arm saw reddish, but i don't sure it's vasculitis. I don't have fever, pain and etc. The reddish in my arm and leg appear in ...