Review: Water retention in Allopurinol
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 20, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Water retention (Fluid Retention) by studying 47,611 people who take Allopurinol. We analyze: the time on Allopurinol when people have Water retention, gender and age of these people, the severity of Water retention, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Allopurinol. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Allopurinol (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of allopurinol. It is often used in gout, chronic gouty arthritis. Commonly reported side effects of Allopurinol include fever, weakness, renal failure acute, nausea aggravated, nausea.
Water retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, multiple sclerosis.
On Nov, 20, 2013: 47,590 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol. Among them, 259 people (0.54%) 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||34.46%||65.54% |
Age of people who have Water retention when taking Allopurinol * :
|Water retention||0.00%||0.00%||0.43%||0.00%||3.42%||8.97%||23.08%||64.10% |
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, 7.72%)
- Pain (15 people, 5.79%)
- Chronic myeloid leukaemia (14 people, 5.41%)
- Gout (14 people, 5.41%)
- Hyperuricaemia (12 people, 4.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (71 people, 27.41%)
- Lasix (64 people, 24.71%)
- Furosemide (56 people, 21.62%)
- Potassium chloride (36 people, 13.90%)
- Digoxin (33 people, 12.74%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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