Review: could Mercaptopurine cause Blood pressure increased?
This is a review of Blood pressure increased (High blood pressure) by studying 5,699 people who take Mercaptopurine. We analyze: the time on Mercaptopurine when people have Blood pressure increased, gender and age of these people, the severity of Blood pressure increased, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Mercaptopurine. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
For patients like me, how are my drugs? On eHealthMe, you can research 300 million drug outcomes from FDA and social media. We use data reported since 1977 till to date. All studies are personalized to gender and age. Start now >>>
Mercaptopurine (latest outcomes from 5,809 users) has active ingredients of mercaptopurine. It is often used in crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis. Commonly reported side effects of Mercaptopurine include crohn's disease aggravated, crohn's disease, inflammatory bowel disease - crohn's disease, fever, nausea.
Blood pressure increased
Blood pressure increased (latest reports from 1,127,899 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain.
On Mar, 2, 2014: 5,382 people reported to have side effects when taking Mercaptopurine. Among them, 68 people (1.26%) have Blood Pressure Increased.
Time on Mercaptopurine 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||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Blood pressure increased when taking Mercaptopurine * :
|Blood pressure increased||69.86%||30.14% |
Age of people who have Blood pressure increased when taking Mercaptopurine * :
|Blood pressure increased||0.00%||19.12%||14.71%||19.12%||11.76%||11.76%||16.18%||7.35% |
Severity of Blood pressure increased when taking Mercaptopurine ** :
How people recovered from Blood pressure increased ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Crohn's disease (26 people, 38.24%)
- Acute lymphocytic leukaemia (13 people, 19.12%)
- Colitis ulcerative (12 people, 17.65%)
- Depression (8 people, 11.76%)
- Nausea (5 people, 7.35%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (27 people, 39.71%)
- Cyclophosphamide (26 people, 38.24%)
- Cytarabine (22 people, 32.35%)
- Humira (17 people, 25.00%)
- Vincristine sulfate (14 people, 20.59%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Related topic: Mercaptopurine, Blood pressure increased
You can also:
On eHealthMe, Mercaptopurine (mercaptopurine) is often used for crohn's disease. Find out below the conditions Mercaptopurine is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is Mercaptopurine used for and how effective is it:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
Could it be a symptom from a condition:
Browse Mercaptopurine side effects from A to Z:
Browse Mercaptopurine drug interactions with drugs from A to Z:
Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause it?
Comments from related studies:
From this study (16 hours ago):
I had a normal period after stopping the depo shot and then a couple weeks later started having these symptoms
From this study (4 days ago):
I am in my 40s and I work in college admissions. Ive never experienced migraines before and have been otherwise healthy. I fell hitting my head and was prescribed this medicine. Using this med had me in the hospital twice, I have severe hair loss, and what the er Dr says is syncope that makes me pass out. The Dr wants to try something new but look at me, in a profession where you're always in the public eye, almost bald and still suffering migraines.This is life altering but is being treated as , just one of those things...its depressing
Kart on Mar, 7, 2014:
Hi I'm male, 24, of Sri Lankan origin but born and raised in the United Kingdom, I'm adding these details as it was requested when attempting to reply to you.
My question is was this on Modafinil/Provigil/Nuvigil and if so which one please?
The comment below you is talking about statin which is a cholesterol reducing drug, so was wondering whether you were talking about the same. Thanks in advance.
From this study (1 week ago):
I know the usual maximum dose of Viibryd is 40 mg. I am taking 60 mg of Viibryd as 40 mg. did not do the job.
Could this cause an increase in my blood pressure to 150's/110's?
Also, I was on Losartan but was taken off as my blood pressure was sometimes as low as 105/75. I was not on the higher dose of viibryd when I had those very low blood pressures. I was taking 40 mg. at that time.
Post a new comment OR Read more comments
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
More questions for: Mercaptopurine, Blood pressure increased
You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):
- Went to dr. for high blood pressure.... dr. thought i was depressed and gave me samples of viibyrd....blood pressure kept increasing(205/117)
Made appointment with family dr. for my high blood pressure( 200/105)..he seemed to think I was depressed....He changed my blood pressure med and gave me Viibyrd...After taking one pill blood pressure increased to 227/107...Also, had like electrical shock sensations from heart..NEVER!!!!would I take ...
- High blood pressure and hot flashes
Had normalish hot flashes and night sweats since age 23. Genetically predestined for early menopause like my mother. At age 41-42 stopped menstrual cycle ...Hot flashes intensified to unbearable! would be outside in below freezing weather sweating like I was sitting in a sauna, I am now 45. I found ...
- Cardiac stress test (thalamine ) and oxycodone
I am writing this for my sister-in-law, Maria, who is not able to do so and for whom my husband, her brother, and I are the POAs. In May of 2012, Maria had a recurring pain in her leg which took her to the hospital again. She was diagnosed for a second time as having a strained muscle. Then the hosp ...
More reviews for: Mercaptopurine, Blood pressure increased
Related drug studies for: Mercaptopurine, Blood pressure increased
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.
DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.
You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).
If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.