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does zyloprim help with hyperuricemia

A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
38 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No med: As a pharmacist and physician, I am not in favor of using meds unless indicated. If Uric acid is elevated try diet control (eliminating foods that inc ... Read More
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: If untreated, you are at risk to develop gout (hyperuricemia, uric acid kidney stone, and acute inflammatory arthritis) especially when you ingest exc ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Zyloprim: Gout and high uric acid.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Alloprinol: Used to reduce uric acid levels in the body, thus to treat gout and uric acid kidney stones. Sometimes used to counteract medications which can elevat ... Read More
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Dr. Armen Kassabian
21 years experience Urology
Costco or National: Speaking for myself, I have found costco and the national chains including wal mart tend to have the most competitive prices.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Possibly not: Zyloprim (allopurinol) may be too inexpensive, or else too little overall demand for on-line drug stores to be profitable.
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
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Sgalia
48 years experience Internal Medicine
Careful...: Potassium is not warranted in most cases with candesartan. The latter is an angiotensinogen receptor block and can cause you to retain the excess pota ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Stop med: I have trouble interpreting your question. Stop the allopurinol. Consider seeing a dermatologist and possibly starting a tapering course of Prednisone ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
There are several.: Depending on why you have hyperuricemia, you may need many treatments or none at all. If you have no symptoms, like gout, no treatment is needed. If ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Uric acid: Serum/plasma uric acid levels above 8 mg/dL would be considered hyperuricemia. You may consult these sites for more information on this topic. https:/ ... Read More

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