Allopurinol

Generic of Zyloprim

What is Allopurinol used for?

Allopurinol is used to treat gout and certain types of kidney stones. It is also used to prevent increased uric acid levels in patients receiving cancer chemotherapy. These patients can have increased uric acid levels due to release of uric acid from the dying cancer cells. Allopurinol works by reducing the amount of uric acid made by the body. Increased uric acid levels can cause gout and kidney problems.

CHEMICAL NAME

Allopurinol

DRUG TYPE

Gout
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Allopurinol Frequently Asked Questions

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Allopurinol Dosage and Form Information

Tablet
100 Mg
300 Mg
200 Mg

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