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Side effects from taking allopurinol?

Side effects from taking allopurinol?

Allopurinol: Most common is skin rash. May precipitate a gout attack during initiation of therapy. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking allopurinol?

What are the side effects of taking allopurinol?

Rash top problem: Allopurinol is very effective in controlling the level of uric acid and we use it to help treat gout by lowering the uric acid level and help to prevent gout attacks. All medications have side effects. The Allopurinol can interact with certain drugs and can have side effects: we look at the skin, liver, kidney and other as sites to monitor. ...Read more

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What are the long-term side effects of taking allopurinol?

Favorable: In most cases it is very well tolerated and controls the production of uric acid reducing the frequency of gouty attacks and eliminating urate deposits around joints called tophy.
It can however cause a severe allergic reaction to the point of causing the outer skin to peel off as in severe burn so at first sign of a rash it should be stopped. This is a rare disorder but important to know. ...Read more

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Just got prescribed allopurinol. Side effects list worries me. In your experience how often do bad side effects occur? Thanks!

There are multiple: Serious and common side effects as there are with almost every prescriptive medication, however in practice if the medication interactions and contraindicating medical problems such as kidney disease are avoided the side effects have not been prevalent enough to avoid using. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking allopurinol like zyloric to reduce uric acid?

What are the side effects of taking allopurinol like zyloric to reduce uric acid?

Very few: Allopurinol has been around for a long time and is safe for most. People with kidney failurs are at higher risk of allergic reactions including rashes. There is a very rare hypersensitivity syndrome which can be fatal. ...Read more

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Is there any drug interaction or side effects to taking the two drugs gemfibrozil for cholesterol and allopurinol for gout together?

No: There are no known interactions between the two drugs however I recommend that you space out the medications when taking them by a few hours so you can monitor for any possible reactions ...Read more

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Can you drink alcohol occasionally while taking allopurinol?

Can you drink alcohol occasionally while taking allopurinol?

Should not: Once in a great while might be ok, but those intervals have a habit of shrinking, so avoid alcohol. Also, alcohol aggravates gout, so should be avoided. ...Read more

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Can there be any side effects of alcohol against protein powder?

Can there be any side effects of alcohol against protein powder?

No: There are no direct interactions between alcohol and protein powder, but it doesn't sound like a very palatable cocktail. :-) also if you have liver failure from drinking too much alcohol, you need to be careful about the amount of protein you consume. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are side effects of drinking isopropyl alcohol?

Could you tell me what are side effects of drinking isopropyl alcohol?

Horrible: The international programme on chemical safety, says ingesting isopropyl alcohol can be lethal (8 oz lethal -adult & 3 oz lethal- child). It can cause vomiting, seizures, loss of consciousness & respiratory problems. Isoproply alcohol would only be consumed by someone who was stupid or someone who was suicidal. If are considering suicide - please go to your nearest er for help. ...Read more

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What side effects are commonly associated with drinking isopropyl alcohol?

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What side effects are commonly associated with drinking isopropyl alcohol?

Toxic alcohol: Drinking rubbing alcohol cause vomitting, stomach cramps, severe drownsiness which can lead to coma and death! ...Read more

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Are there side effects of mixing the medicine zyrtec (cetirizine) with alcohol?

Are there side effects of mixing the medicine zyrtec (cetirizine) with alcohol?

Possibly: Alcohol causes sedation (sleepiness). Zyrtec (cetirizine) can cause sedation (not in everyone, but in many). Mixing the two can compound the effect - making you extra sedated. Extra sleepy. But then that can translate to greater impairment in judgement. Meaning - not thinking clearly.... ...Read more

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Could diet pills have severe side effects when mixed with alcohol?

Could diet pills have severe side effects when mixed with alcohol?

Diet pills: It depends on the type of diet pills. Some are in the category of stimulants, which suppress one's appetite. Therefore, one may be able to drink more alcohol without feeling sleepy, for example. This may lead to a dangerous situation, like trying to drive while under the influence. As such, I would be very careful. A single glass of wine or one beer is okay, but I would stop there. Good luck. ...Read more

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Possible side effects of long term use of rhinocort together with alcohol?

Possible side effects of long term use of rhinocort together with alcohol?

None: There are no side effects related to the use oh rhinocort and alcohol together. There are no clinically significant long term effects from long term use of rhinocort, but long term use of alcohol could certainly result in adverse effects. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of drinking alcohol on fetus?

What are the side effects of drinking alcohol on fetus?

Fetal alcohol syndro: It can cause fetal alcohol syndrome it can cause brain damage and affect child behavior. Pregnant women should not drink alcohol at all. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of drinking alcohol while taking azo?

What are the side effects of drinking alcohol while taking azo?

Drug interaction: Checker revealed no interactions between Azo and alcohol. ...Read more

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