Allopurinol and Weight gain - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight gain is found among people who take Allopurinol, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Gout. This review analyzes which people have Weight gain with Allopurinol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 81,359 people who have side effects when taking Allopurinol from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 01, 2017

81,359 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol.
Among them, 1,096 people (1.35%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Allopurinol cause Weight gain?

Time on Allopurinol when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 46.15 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.08 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.69 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.38 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 7.69 %

Gender of people who have Weight Gain when taking Allopurinol *:

  • female: 38.27 %
  • male: 61.73 %

Age of people who have Weight Gain when taking Allopurinol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.33 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.77 %
  • 30-39: 2.53 %
  • 40-49: 8.15 %
  • 50-59: 20.48 %
  • 60+: 67.73 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gout (115 people, 10.49%)
  • High Blood Pressure (81 people, 7.39%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (60 people, 5.47%)
  • Pain (52 people, 4.74%)
  • Primary Myelofibrosis (49 people, 4.47%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (202 people, 18.43%)
  • Furosemide (147 people, 13.41%)
  • Aspirin (132 people, 12.04%)
  • Lipitor (127 people, 11.59%)
  • Lisinopril (99 people, 9.03%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (233 people, 21.26%)
  • Fatigue (191 people, 17.43%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (190 people, 17.34%)
  • High Blood Pressure (132 people, 12.04%)
  • Weakness (126 people, 11.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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