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Review: could Allopurinol cause Water retention?

We study 50,523 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 51,403 users) has active ingredients of allopurinol. It is often used in gout.

Water retention

Water retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) (latest reports from 90,546 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis.

On Aug, 13, 2014: 50,518 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol. Among them, 265 people (0.52%) have Water Retention. They amount to 0.29% of all the 90,502 people who have Water Retention on eHealthMe.

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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