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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 50,550 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

Allopurinol (latest outcomes from 51,436 users) has active ingredients of allopurinol. It is often used in gout.

Trend of allopurinol reports

Water retention

Water retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) (latest reports from 17,802 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis.

Trend of Water retention reports

On Nov, 15, 2014: 50,550 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol. Among them, 265 people (0.52%) have Water Retention.

Trend of Water retention in Allopurinol reports

Time on Allopurinol when people have Water retention * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Water retention0.00%0.00%66.67%0.00%33.33%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Water retention when taking Allopurinol * :

FemaleMale
Water retention33.70%66.30%

Age of people who have Water retention when taking Allopurinol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Water retention0.00%0.00%0.42%0.00%3.39%8.90%23.73%63.56%

Severity of Water retention when taking Allopurinol ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Water retention0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Water retention ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (20 people, 7.55%)
  2. Pain (15 people, 5.66%)
  3. Chronic myeloid leukaemia (15 people, 5.66%)
  4. Gout (15 people, 5.66%)
  5. Hyperuricaemia (12 people, 4.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (72 people, 27.17%)
  2. Lasix (65 people, 24.53%)
  3. Furosemide (57 people, 21.51%)
  4. Potassium chloride (36 people, 13.58%)
  5. Digoxin (33 people, 12.45%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Can i take reglan and allopurinol together
    (Asked by a 25 year old woman who has High Levels Of Uric Acid, Nasea , and takes Allopurinol, Reglan)
    I need to know if i can take reglan and allopurinol together. I have nasea and uric acid problems and i am tierd of feeling like vomiting and i dont know what to take for nasea and wont interract with allopurinol thank you.

  • My mom is 88. she takes lexapro in the evening. she wakes up hallucinating. it's starting to get to her. what should i try for her?
    (Asked by a 88 year old woman who has Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Atrial Fibrillation, High Blood Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure, Dementia (controlled), and takes Multivitamin, Lipitor, Claritin, Allopurinol, Diltiazem Hydrochloride, Namenda Xr, Aricept, Dicyclomine Hydrochloride, Bystolic, Lexapro)
    My mom has been taking Lexapro for about 2 1/2 to 3 months. She was taking it in the morning and her therapist felt it was making her drowsy. I began giving it to her before bed, and I believe that is when she started waking up during the night with hallucinations. I'm not sure if they are vivid ...

  • I have an enlarged liver...could i use buprenorphine?
    (Asked by a 33 year old woman who has Enlarged Liver, and takes Allopurinol, Metformin, Lyrica, Morphine)
    I want to know if i can take buprenorphine with an enlarged liver

  • Safety of nattokinase
    (Asked by a 85 year old man who has Bleeding 4 Attacks, DVT, and takes Allopurinol, Warfarin Sodium)
    tooth removed needed 5 f red blood cells and 4 of plasma

  • Can xarelto cause my blood pressure to elevate
    (Asked by a 75 year old man who has High Blood Pressure, and takes Allopurinol, Benazepril Hydrochloride, Crestor, Doxazosin Mesylate, Labetalol Hydrochloride, Omeprazole, Oxycodone, Xarelto)
    I had a stroke (TIA) TWO MONTHS AGO AND MY DOCTOR PUT ME ON A BLOOD THINNER XARELTO and my blood pressure is always high now. Example 197/112

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