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Allergic reaction to allopurinol

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
See below: Colchicine is usually used in acute gout where Indocin (indomethacin) is used for long term care to help avoid gout.
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Use both: The Allopurinol can mobilize uric acid and the Indocin (indomethacin) may prevent gout attack.Good strategy.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
See below: Diarrhea, neuropathy, leukepenia, pancytopenia, nausea, cramping, fatigue, headache, etc.
Dr. Tracy Lovell
Internal Medicine - rheumatology 22 years experience
Side effects.: Colchicine can cause diarrhea and Allopurinol if not started properly can trigger a gout attack. There is a rare allergic reaction to Allopurinol w... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Colchicine: Most common side effect is stomach upset and diaherra.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Rheumatology 34 years experience
Uloric: Uloric is another oral medication to use. If you have severe gout with a significantly elevated uric acid level there is a new IV medication Krystexxa... Read More
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Uloric: Febuxostat or uloric is another prescription medication which may prevent gout. You should discuss with your personal physician.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Two options: Colchicine may control the acute attacks while other medicines are started to lower uric acid levels which will ultimately prevent gout. One choice wo... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Ask doctor: Allopurinol is a drug given to treat gout, certain types of kidney stones, and can be used during chemotherapy. Whether you can take it is between you... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
See below: It lowers the uric acid production in the blood, thereby preventing hyperurecemia and gouty attacks.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 49 years experience
Very!: Allopurinol has been around for some time is is really quite safe. Rare side-effects do occur, but I have not seen them. When Allopurinol is started ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 41 years experience
Yes, ok : No apparent interaction on my program. Check with pharmacist.
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine 46 years experience
Yes...: It is often recommended that one avoid anti-inflammatory drugs which may affect blood clotting before GI endoscopic procedures such as colonoscopy. Bu... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Can be: It can lower uric acid to greatly reduce the frequency of gout attacks. One of the keys to effective use is the monitoring of uric acid levels in the ... Read More
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