Allopurinol
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Allopurinol Usage

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Effect of Allopurinol on Gout

Common name: Zyloprim

Allopurinol is sometimes given to people who suffer repeated gout attacks, especially when tophi deposits, collections of uric acid crystals, develop. This medicine slows...

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What is this medicine used for?

• This medicine is used to prevent gouty arthritis.

• This medicine is used to prevent gout attacks. It may take 6 weeks to see the full effect.

• This medicine is used to prevent high uric acid levels during cancer treatment.

• This medicine is used to prevent kidney problems caused by gout.

• This medicine is used to prevent side effects due to fluorouracil.

• This medicine is used to treat kidney stones.

 
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