Review: could Mercaptopurine cause Blood pressure increased?
We study 5,718 people who have side effects while taking Mercaptopurine from FDA and social media. Among them, 71 have Blood pressure increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood pressure increased and more.
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Mercaptopurine (latest outcomes from 5,820 users) has active ingredients of mercaptopurine. It is often used in crohn's disease.
Blood pressure increased
Blood pressure increased (latest reports from 1,161,658 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain.
On Aug, 17, 2014: 5,714 people reported to have side effects when taking Mercaptopurine. Among them, 68 people (1.19%) have Blood Pressure Increased. They amount to 0.01% of all the 1,179,940 people who have Blood Pressure Increased on eHealthMe.
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%)
- Pain (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.
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I have taken botox a week ago. After that my blood pressure raised. Although I was taking blood pressure pill before it did not affect anymore and my blood pressure raised to 150/100 sometimes 160/100. I am consulting my doctor right now to take multiple blood pressure pills in or to lower my blood pressure.
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I believe alot of my symptoms are related but after seeing 7 different specialists and them running many different tests I still don't have a diagnosis. Many of the tests are abnormal but nothing seems to fit completely together. My gastroenterologist is referring me to a surgeon for severe gastro reflux that can't be controlled with medication. I can't take the ferrous sulfate because of nausea.
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I'm not sure what state you live in but I have researched this same issue and THC the active ingredient in Marijuana and a few other active chemicals will calm the stomach and increase appetite. I'm not a user but I am considering it under medical advice.
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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.
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