|Synonims: Louric, Zyloric, Adenock, Ailural, Allopur, Allozym, Aloprim, Aloral, Anzief, Apurin|
Allopurinol is indicated for healing of gout. It is used to cure high uric acid levels in the blood or urine caused by certain types of cancer chemotherapy. It is also used to treat certain people with calcium oxalate kidney stones and high amounts of uric acid in the urine. It can also can be used for other conditions as recommended by your physician.
Allopurinol is taken orally. Consult your doctor regarding the dose suitable for your condition. To avoid stomach upset take Allopurinol with a meal. It is advised to drink extra fluids while undergoing treatment with Allopurinol. It can take two to six weeks to receive the full benefit of Allopurinol. Continue taking this product even if you feel well.
Allopurinol can cause dizziness or lightheadedness. These effects may worsen if Allopurinol is taken with alcohol. Take Allopurinol with caution. Do not drive or perform other possibly dangerous tasks until you know how you react to this medicine. Follow the diet and exercise program given to you by your health care provider. If your symptoms do not improve or if they worsen, talk to your physician. Allopurinol should be used only by the patient for whom it has been advised. Don't take less or more or take it more often than directed by your physician.