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Review: could Allopurinol cause Water retention (Fluid Retention)?

We study 50,545 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 51,428 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 91,080 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 50,545 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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 day ago):

  • I have been diagnosed with IBS, but I have reason to believe that maybe taking Allopurinol for the last 8 years for Gout may have some effect on my condition. I understand that 300 mg may be too strong for me. My last uric acid level was 3.1 which is in the normal range...should I reduce my amount of the medication to 1/2? Also, I have not been taking the medication after a meal, but at night before I go to bed. Any advice.

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  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • Low testosterone in the low 100s

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