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What would happen if I took oil of oregano along with my pills, warfrin,pravastatin alo purinol (allopurinol) apo triazide?
Nothing: The basic question is why would you want to take it in the first place? ...Read more
Possibly: Agree with dr. Namey that the affect of Allopurinol on heart is still uncertain. One study showed improvement in patients hospitalized with congestive heart failure. Also, re drug-drug interaction, Allopurinol can interact with warfarin (coumadin) to increase bleeding risk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a friend that has gout and is worried about the medication side effects, does anyone know the negative effects of allopurinol?
Is there any drug interactions with using uricinol ? I am on blood pressure medication and allopurinol
Could be: Uricinol s composed of 8 extracts of vegetables and herbs none of which have been shown to help gout that it is advertised for. Also none have been studied and found safe with either allopurinol or blood pressure drugs which have been studied and found effective..Don`t waste your money or be a guinea pig for side effects. ...Read more
72 yrs old woman is on Zyloric (allopurinol)100 mg/day for excess uric acid pblm but still has pain around ankle area).Should medication be increased?
THEY MAY WORSEN : Kidney function, so we monitor it via blood tests. ...Read more
Should i take allopurinol and indocin (indomethacin) together for gout relief? I have gout often, i just wonder if i can take the drugs together?
See below: This would be best answered by your prescribing doctor since they would know your total health history. ...Read more
Is there any drug interaction or side effects to taking the two drugs gemfibrozil for cholesterol and allopurinol for gout together ?
Yes, rarely: There are two different 'kidney' concerns with allopurinol. There are some people who have an allergic reaction to this medication at the kidney level but not necessarily any other symptoms... This is called interstitial nephritis. It is also a medication that is cleaned out of the body by the kidneys and therefore as the kidney function becomes less, the dosing needs to be decreased. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lowers uric acid!: Gouty arthritis is not only arthritis, but the potential to damage kidneys and other tissue. Lowering uric acid is the key, not only for gout, but hyperuricemia. Allopurinol is a xanthine oxidase inhibitor, which decreases the formation of uric acid. It, or the newer uloric, are the long term solutions for increased uric acid with it's consequences. ...Read more