Allopurinol and Water retention - from FDA reports
Water retention is found among people who take Allopurinol, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Lasix, and have Primary pulmonary hypertension . We study 76,218 people who have side effects while taking Allopurinol from FDA. Among them, 462 have Water retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Water retention and more.
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Allopurinol has active ingredients of allopurinol. It is often used in gout. (latest outcomes from Allopurinol 78,053 users)
Water retention has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary hypertension, high blood pressure, diabetes, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 35,420 Water retention patients).
On Feb, 25, 2017
76,218 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol.
Among them, 462 people (0.61%) have Water Retention
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Allopurinol when people have Water Retention *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 100 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Water Retention when taking Allopurinol *:
- female: 41.83 %
- male: 58.17 %
Age of people who have Water Retention when taking Allopurinol *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.79 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 2.36 %
- 40-49: 6.3 %
- 50-59: 19.42 %
- 60+: 71.13 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (74 people, 16.02%)
- Multiple Myeloma (41 people, 8.87%)
- Gout (38 people, 8.23%)
- High Blood Pressure (27 people, 5.84%)
- Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (26 people, 5.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix (116 people, 25.11%)
- Furosemide (76 people, 16.45%)
- Letairis (57 people, 12.34%)
- Coumadin (53 people, 11.47%)
- Aspirin (46 people, 9.96%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (109 people, 23.59%)
- Weight Increased (88 people, 19.05%)
- Oedema Peripheral (85 people, 18.40%)
- Fatigue (66 people, 14.29%)
- Weakness (51 people, 11.04%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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