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 50,583 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 51,468 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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