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Allopurinol

Allopurinol Information

Allopurinol Benefits & Uses - Allopurinol Benefits & Uses in English

Allopurinol is used to treat the following -

Allopurinol Dosage & How to Take - Allopurinol Dosage & How to Take in English

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Allopurinol - Allopurinol Active Ingredients in English

Allopurinol

Allopurinol Side Effects - Allopurinol Side Effects in English

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Allopurinol is used -

  1. पेट दर्द Mild
  2. दस्त
  3. चक्कर आना Mild (और पढ़ें - चक्कर आने पर करें ये घरेलू उपाय)
  4. बुखार Mild (और पढ़ें - बुखार कम करने के घरेलू उपाय)
  5. गले में खराश
  6. मतली या उलटी
  7. उरटिकारिअ
  8. खुजली या जलन
  9. अपच
  10. ठंड लगना
  11. फ्लशिंग (चेहरे, कान और गर्दन में गर्मी की भावना)
  12. पेट की गैस Mild
  13. रक्तस्राव Moderate

Allopurinol Related Warnings - Allopurinol Related Warnings in English

Is the use of Allopurinol safe for pregnant women?

Those womens are pregnant, before taking Allopurinol should be consult to doctor. If you don't do same, Then it will cause some serious side effects on your body.

Severe

Is the use of Allopurinol safe during breastfeeding?

Allopurinol has been seen to have side effects in very few breastfeeding women.

Mild

What is the effect of Allopurinol on the Kidneys?

Kidney can be affected by Allopurinol. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it. You should take it again only after medical advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Allopurinol on the Liver?

Liver can be affected by Allopurinol. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it. You should take it again only after medical advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Allopurinol on the Heart?

Allopurinol has very mild side effects on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Allopurinol with Other Drugs - Severe Interaction of Allopurinol with Other Drugs in English

Allopurinol should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Quinapril

Captopril

Azathioprine

Lisinopril

Allopurinol Contraindications - Allopurinol Contraindications in English

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Allopurinol unless your doctor advises you to do so -

Frequently asked Questions about Allopurinol - Frequently asked Questions about Allopurinol in English

Is this Allopurinol habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Allopurinol is addictive.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Allopurinol since it will not make you feel sleepy.

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Allopurinol only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

There is no benefit of taking Allopurinol for mental disorders.

नहीं

Allopurinol Interactions with Food and Alcohol - Allopurinol Interactions with Food and Alcohol in English

Interaction between Food and Allopurinol

Eating certain foods may increase the time it takes Allopurinol to have an effect. You should consult your doctor about it.

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Allopurinol

Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Allopurinol as it can have severe side effects.

Severe
This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
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References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Zyloprim ® (allopurinol)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 216-217
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 125-127