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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
Taking 2x1080mg K-Citra daily, 1x100mg zyloprim, (allopurinol) plus 1x16mg candesartan. Any contra-indications I should be concerned about?
How to treat dark black-brown skin rash occured from zyloprim (allopurinol). Stopped medicine at all. Thanks ?
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