Buy Zyloprim (Allopurinol) 100/300 mg online
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Drug family: Anti-gout medication
This medicine is a generic of ZYLORIC
WHEN IS ALLOPURINOL BIOGARAN PRESCRIBED ?
This medicine is a hypo-uricemic: it decreases the production of uric acid and lowers its level in the blood and urine.
It is used to treat excess uric acid when it is responsible for gout or kidney stones and to prevent these diseases.
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For children under 6 years of age,
in association with azathioprine or mercaptopurine.
Treatment of excess uric acid with this drug is only justified in people who suffer from gout or kidney stones.
Allopurinol can cause severe skin reactions, most often during the first few months of treatment. The occurrence of a rapidly progressive rash with mucosal lesions, blisters or skin detachment requires immediate discontinuation of treatment and urgent medical advice. Some people of Asian origin are at much greater risk than Europeans for these serious cutaneous adverse reactions due to a genetic predisposition.
This drug is not a treatment for gout attacks. On the other hand, paradoxically, it can cause gout attacks at the beginning of treatment. The doctor usually combines it with colchicine or a low-dose NSAID during the first months of treatment.
Certain antecedents must be brought to the attention of your doctor: Lesch-Nyhan disease, certain blood diseases, renal insufficiency.
Blood tests (uric acid dosage) are necessary to judge the effectiveness of the treatment.
Caution: driverDriver: this drug may cause dizziness.
INTERACTIONS OF ALLOPURINOL BIOGARAN WITH OTHER SUBSTANCES
This drug should not be combined with drugs containing azathioprine (IMUREL and generics) or mercaptopurine (PURINETHOL): risk of bone marrow toxicity.
It may interact with certain chemotherapies (e.g. cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, bleomycin, procarbazine) and drugs containing cyclosporine, vidarabine or didanosine.
Also tell your doctor if you are taking an oral anticoagulant, an ACE inhibitor, a diuretic, an antibiotic containing amoxicillin or ampicillin, a drug containing aluminum hydroxide, theophylline or aminophylline.
FERTILITY, PREGNANCY AND LACTATION
The effect of this drug during pregnancy or lactation is not well known: only your doctor can evaluate the possible risk of its use in your case.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE AND DOSAGE OF ALLOPURINOL BIOGARAN
The tablets should be swallowed with a large glass of water, preferably after meals to improve digestive tolerance.
USUAL DOSAGE :
Adult: the initial dose is 100 mg per day. It is gradually increased according to the uric acid level.
Children: the dosage depends on the child's weight.
A gout attack can be caused by excessive food intake, but also by prolonged fasting, excessive fatigue, stress or trauma. To prevent recurrences, it is usually advisable to be well hydrated, to limit alcohol consumption and to fight against possible overweight.
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS OF ALLOPURINOL BIOGARAN
At the beginning of treatment: gout attack usually prevented by the combination of colchicine or low-dose NSAIDs.
Uncommon: diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, increased transaminases. Digestive effects can be prevented by taking the tablets after meals.
Very rarely: headache, dizziness, peripheral neuropathy, gynecomastia, fever, inflammation of the mouth, hair loss, abnormal blood count, hepatitis, allergic reaction.
Skin reactions: redness, itching, blisters... They are most often localized and rarely spread to the whole body. They require the immediate and definitive stop of the treatment (see Warning).
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