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Review: could Tylenol cause Gout?

Summary: Gout is found among people who take Tylenol, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Vioxx, and have Pain.

We study 53,042 people who have side effects while taking Tylenol from FDA and social media. Among them, 189 have Gout. Find out below who they are, when they have Gout and more.

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Tylenol

Tylenol has active ingredients of acetaminophen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 55,630 Tylenol users)

Gout

Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain, diabetes. (latest reports from 13,649 Gout patients)

On Dec, 30, 2014: 53,042 people reported to have side effects when taking Tylenol. Among them, 189 people (0.36%) have Gout.

Trend of Gout in Tylenol reports

Time on Tylenol when people have Gout * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Gout0.00%0.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%60.00%20.00%

Gender of people who have Gout when taking Tylenol * :

FemaleMale
Gout44.50%55.50%

Age of people who have Gout when taking Tylenol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Gout0.63%0.00%0.63%0.00%3.14%4.40%13.21%77.99%

Severity of Gout when taking Tylenol ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Gout0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Gout ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (36 people, 19.05%)
  2. Hypertension (21 people, 11.11%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (19 people, 10.05%)
  4. Arthritis (18 people, 9.52%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (15 people, 7.94%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vioxx (72 people, 38.10%)
  2. Lasix (60 people, 31.75%)
  3. Aspirin (53 people, 28.04%)
  4. Coumadin (41 people, 21.69%)
  5. Plavix (34 people, 17.99%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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