Allopurinol and Water retention - from FDA reports


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 Lasix, and have Primary pulmonary hypertension. This review analyzes which people have Water retention with Allopurinol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 84,020 people who have side effects when taking Allopurinol from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 20, 2017

84,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol.
Among them, 519 people (0.62%) have Water retention


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Allopurinol cause Water retention?

Time on Allopurinol when people have Water retention *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 100 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 43.02 %
  • male: 56.98 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.71 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.13 %
  • 40-49: 5.91 %
  • 50-59: 19.62 %
  • 60+: 71.63 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (87 people, 16.76%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (48 people, 9.25%)
  • High Blood Pressure (31 people, 5.97%)
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (27 people, 5.20%)
  • Pain (25 people, 4.82%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (122 people, 23.51%)
  • Furosemide (76 people, 14.64%)
  • Letairis (58 people, 11.18%)
  • Coumadin (58 people, 11.18%)
  • Lipitor (50 people, 9.63%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (128 people, 24.66%)
  • Weight Increased (101 people, 19.46%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (95 people, 18.30%)
  • Fatigue (70 people, 13.49%)
  • Weakness (55 people, 10.60%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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