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 High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Weight gain 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 Sep, 21, 2017

84,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol.
Among them, 1,144 people (1.36%) 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: 38.25 %
  • male: 61.75 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.32 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.85 %
  • 30-39: 2.55 %
  • 40-49: 8.06 %
  • 50-59: 19.94 %
  • 60+: 68.29 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (84 people, 7.34%)
  • Primary Myelofibrosis (64 people, 5.59%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (62 people, 5.42%)
  • Pain (56 people, 4.90%)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (49 people, 4.28%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (203 people, 17.74%)
  • Furosemide (147 people, 12.85%)
  • Aspirin (132 people, 11.54%)
  • Lipitor (129 people, 11.28%)
  • Synthroid (102 people, 8.92%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (244 people, 21.33%)
  • Fatigue (206 people, 18.01%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (197 people, 17.22%)
  • High Blood Pressure (138 people, 12.06%)
  • Weakness (129 people, 11.28%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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