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Review: could Allopurinol cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?
We study 50,545 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 (latest outcomes from 51,428 users) has active ingredients of allopurinol. It is often used in gout.
Weight gain (latest reports from 528,152 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Oct, 13, 2014: 50,523 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol. Among them, 693 people (1.37%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Allopurinol when people have Weight gain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight gain||31.25%||25.00%||0.00%||0.00%||25.00%||6.25%||12.50% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Allopurinol * :
|Weight gain||33.95%||66.05% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Allopurinol * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.32%||0.00%||0.81%||2.58%||8.40%||24.56%||63.33% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Allopurinol ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||12.50%||50.00%||37.50%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight gain||0.00%||25.00%||75.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Gout (46 people, 6.64%)
- Acute myeloid leukaemia (43 people, 6.20%)
- Hypertension (33 people, 4.76%)
- Multiple myeloma (23 people, 3.32%)
- Chronic myeloid leukaemia (22 people, 3.17%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (150 people, 21.65%)
- Aspirin (148 people, 21.36%)
- Furosemide (129 people, 18.61%)
- Digoxin (89 people, 12.84%)
- Lipitor (88 people, 12.70%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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