Review: could Allopurinol cause Water retention (Fluid Retention)?
Summary: 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 Aspirin, and have Multiple myeloma.
We study 50,585 people who have side effects while taking Allopurinol from FDA and social media. Among them, 265 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 51,469 Allopurinol users)
Water retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 18,438 Water retention patients)
On Mar, 25, 2015: 50,583 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol. Among them, 265 people (0.52%) have Water Retention.
Time on Allopurinol when people have Water retention * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Water retention||0.00%||0.00%||66.67%||0.00%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Water retention when taking Allopurinol * :
|Water retention||33.70%||66.30% |
Age of people who have Water retention when taking Allopurinol * :
|Water retention||0.00%||0.00%||0.42%||0.00%||3.39%||8.90%||23.73%||63.56% |
Severity of Water retention when taking Allopurinol ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Water retention||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Water retention ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (20 people, 7.55%)
- Pain (15 people, 5.66%)
- Chronic myeloid leukaemia (15 people, 5.66%)
- Gout (15 people, 5.66%)
- Hyperuricaemia (12 people, 4.53%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (72 people, 27.17%)
- Lasix (65 people, 24.53%)
- Furosemide (57 people, 21.51%)
- Potassium chloride (36 people, 13.58%)
- Digoxin (33 people, 12.45%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Allopurinol for a 60-year old man with Gout. The patient has Swollen Glands
- A study of drug interactions between Isosorbide Mononitrate, Lutein, Aspirin, Lasix, Atenolol for a 100-year old man with Congestive Heart Failure, Health, Heart Attack, Rapid Heart Beat. The patient has Fluid Retention
- A study of side effects of Mirtazapine for a 71-year old woman with Depression. The patient has Fluid Retention
- A study of drug interactions between Lisinopril, Warfarin Sodium, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Lamotrigine, Adderall Xr 15 for a 52-year old woman with High Blood Pressure, Sleep Phase Rhythm Disturbance, Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness. The patient has High Blood Pressure, Swelling Of The Face, Water Retention
- A study of drug interactions between Alesse, Garcinia Cambogia for a 34-year old woman with Premenstrual Syndrome, Weight Loss. The patient has Fluid Retention, Weight Gain
Recent Allopurinol related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Lisinopril, Allopurinol, Carvedilol, Pravastatin Sodium, Pueraria Mirifica for a 60-year old man who has Brest Enlargement
- Comparions of Mobic, Allopurinol for a 53-year old man who has Gout
- Comparions of Zyloprim, Terbinafine Hydrochloride for a 83-year old man who has Gout - Chronic
- Comparions of Allopurinol, Valsartan for a 77-year old man who has Gouty Arthritis - Chronic
- Comparions of Baclofen, Xanax, Norco, Allopurinol, Hydrochlorothiazide for a 50-year old woman who has Chronic Gouty Arthritis
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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