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Review: could Allopurinol cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?

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.

We study 50,550 people who have side effects while taking Allopurinol from FDA and social media. Among them, 693 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Allopurinol

Allopurinol (latest outcomes from 51,432 users) has active ingredients of allopurinol. It is often used in gout.

Trend of allopurinol reports

Weight gain

Weight gain (latest reports from 530,688 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

Trend of Weight gain reports

On Nov, 12, 2014: 50,545 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol. Among them, 693 people (1.37%) have Weight Gain.

Trend of Weight gain in Allopurinol reports

Time on Allopurinol when people have Weight gain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain31.25%25.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%6.25%12.50%

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

FemaleMale
Weight gain33.95%66.05%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain0.00%0.32%0.00%0.81%2.58%8.40%24.56%63.33%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Allopurinol ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain12.50%50.00%37.50%0.00%

How people recovered from Weight gain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Weight gain0.00%25.00%75.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Gout (46 people, 6.64%)
  2. Acute myeloid leukaemia (43 people, 6.20%)
  3. Hypertension (33 people, 4.76%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (23 people, 3.32%)
  5. Chronic myeloid leukaemia (22 people, 3.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (150 people, 21.65%)
  2. Aspirin (148 people, 21.36%)
  3. Furosemide (129 people, 18.61%)
  4. Digoxin (89 people, 12.84%)
  5. Lipitor (88 people, 12.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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