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What are the side effects of taking allopurinol like zyloric to reduce uric acid?
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Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
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In brief: Diarrhea, Nausea
Diarrhea; nausea.
Severe: severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); blood in urine or painful urination; dark urine; fever, chills, or sore throat; irritation of the eyes; joint pain; loss of appetite.

In brief: Diarrhea, Nausea
Diarrhea; nausea.
Severe: severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); blood in urine or painful urination; dark urine; fever, chills, or sore throat; irritation of the eyes; joint pain; loss of appetite.
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