Review: could Colcrys cause Blood pressure increased (High blood pressure)?
Summary: Blood pressure increased is found among people who take Colcrys, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Allopurinol, and have High blood pressure.
We study 558 people who have side effects while taking Colcrys from FDA and social media. Among them, 21 have Blood pressure increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood pressure increased and more.
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Colcrys has active ingredients of colchicine. It is often used in gout. (latest outcomes from 600 Colcrys users)
Blood pressure increased
Blood pressure increased has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain. (latest reports from 328,918 Blood pressure increased patients)
On Jan, 26, 2015: 558 people reported to have side effects when taking Colcrys. Among them, 21 people (3.76%) have Blood Pressure Increased.
Time on Colcrys when people have Blood pressure increased * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Blood pressure increased||50.00%||16.67%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Blood pressure increased when taking Colcrys * :
|Blood pressure increased||50.00%||50.00% |
Age of people who have Blood pressure increased when taking Colcrys * :
|Blood pressure increased||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||9.09%||13.64%||9.09%||68.18% |
Severity of Blood pressure increased when taking Colcrys ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Blood pressure increased||0.00%||33.33%||66.67%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Blood pressure increased ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Blood pressure increased||0.00%||50.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (11 people, 52.38%)
- Gout (7 people, 33.33%)
- Antidepressant therapy (5 people, 23.81%)
- Liver disorder (5 people, 23.81%)
- Feeling of relaxation (5 people, 23.81%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Allopurinol (13 people, 61.90%)
- Vitamin d (8 people, 38.10%)
- Aspirin (8 people, 38.10%)
- Lovaza (7 people, 33.33%)
- Vitamin e (6 people, 28.57%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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