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Dr. Julie Abbott
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Zyloprim (Overview)

Zyloprim is a gout agent which is a kind of hormonal, nutritional or metabolic agent.


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Has anyone tried zyloprim (allopurinol)? What for?

Has anyone tried zyloprim (allopurinol)? What for?

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 elevate blood uric acid such as some anti-cancer drugs. Very safe medication which has been used for many decades. ...Read more

Dr. Julie Abbott
107 doctors shared insights

Zyloprim (Overview)

Zyloprim is a gout agent which is a kind of hormonal, nutritional or metabolic agent.


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Where can I find zyloprim (allopurinol) 100 mg with the best price?

Where can I find zyloprim (allopurinol) 100 mg with the best price?

Costco or National: Speaking for myself, I have found costco and the national chains including wal mart tend to have the most competitive prices. ...Read more

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Is allopurinol nephro toxic?

Is allopurinol nephro toxic?

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 more

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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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I take dilzem 240mg x 1, dilzem 120mg x 1, victoza (liraglutide) 12mg x 1, digoxin 250 micg, gliclazide 80mg x 1, allopurinol 300mg x 1 & warfarin do they interact?

I take dilzem 240mg x 1, dilzem 120mg x 1, victoza (liraglutide) 12mg x 1, digoxin 250 micg, gliclazide 80mg x 1, allopurinol 300mg x 1 & warfarin do they interact?

Extra care: Several medications can interact with warfarin including Diltiazem and digoxin. It does not mean you cannnot take warfarin but your dose has to be regulated even more closely when a new medication is started. Also it is important to check digoxin level when a new medicine such as warfarin is started. In addition monitor your blood sugars more closely with new medicines so it is not too low. ...Read more

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Has anyone prescirbed zyloprim (allopurinol)?

Has anyone prescirbed zyloprim (allopurinol)?

Yes: Otherwise known as allopurinol, it is a very common drug used in the treatment of chronic gout. ...Read more

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Has anyone tried zyloprim (allopurinol)? What for?

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 elevate blood uric acid such as some anti-cancer drugs. Very safe medication which has been used for many decades. ...Read more

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Where can I find zyloprim (allopurinol) 100 mg with the best price?

Costco or National: Speaking for myself, I have found costco and the national chains including wal mart tend to have the most competitive prices. ...Read more

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Where can I find zyloprim (allopurinol) 100 mg in an on line drugstore?

Possibly not: Zyloprim (allopurinol) may be too inexpensive, or else too little overall demand for on-line drug stores to be profitable. ...Read more

Dr. Kevin Moder
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Allopurinol (Definition)

Allopurinol is a medicine used ...Read more