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I have a friend that has gout and is worried about the medication side effects, does anyone know the negative effects of allopurinol?

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In brief: Liver

It is common practice to check liver function while on Allopurinol therapy.

In brief: Liver

It is common practice to check liver function while on Allopurinol therapy.
Dr. Bradly Shollenberger
Dr. Bradly Shollenberger
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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In brief: What kidneys

If on Allopurinol you should have your kidney function check periodically.

In brief: What kidneys

If on Allopurinol you should have your kidney function check periodically.
Dr. Marshall Solomon
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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In brief: Why doesn't

Your friend discuss this with the prescribing doctor? All risks, benefits and side effects should be discussed when prescribing a medication.

In brief: Why doesn't

Your friend discuss this with the prescribing doctor? All risks, benefits and side effects should be discussed when prescribing a medication.
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