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(Generic alternative to Zyloprim)

Formulation : Tablet

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No Brand Alternative Available

No brand alternative is available for this drug.

What is Zyloprim /Allopurinol used for?

Zyloprim is used to treat gout.

How should Zyloprim /Allopurinol be stored?

Store at a relatively cool temperature (59 to 86 degrees Fahrenheit).

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Zyloprim/Allopurinol ?

Use Zyloprim as directed to by your health care provider. You can take Zyloprim after meals to prevent an upset stomach. Drink lots of fluids while taking Zylo prim to keep your hydration.

When should Zyloprim /Allopurinol not be taken?

If you have allergies to any of the ingredients of Zyloprim do not use it.

What precautions should I follow when taking Zyloprim /Allopurinol ?

If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, breastfeeding, taking any other medications (prescription, non prescription or dietary supplements), have allergies, have kidney or liver disease, or have heart conditions inform your doctor before using Zyloprim.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Zyloprim /Allopurinol ?

Zyloprim can cause drowsiness. It may take over a month to get the full effects of Zyloprim. Zyloprim is not used to relieve an acute gout attack.

When should Zyloprim /Allopurinol not be taken?

Severe: Severe allergic reactions; blood in urine or painful urination; dark urine; fever, chills, or raw throat; irritation of the eyes; joint pain; loss of appetite; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; stomach pain; inexplicable weight loss; unusu

Common: Diarrhea; queasiness.

Other: None.