Allopurinol inhibits xanthine oxidase. Xanthine oxidase is inhibited by allopurinol, which converts xanthine into uric acid. This medication inhibits uric acid synthesis and prevents kidney stones and gout issues. Orally take one tablet per day as directed by your doctor. Take this medication with food so as not to suffer from stomach upset. It is best taken with a full glass of water.
SYNONYMS: 4-HPP, Allopurinol,Allopurinolum, Alopurinol
IUPAC NAME: 1H-pyrazolo [3, 4-d] pyrimidin-4-ol
CAS NO: 315-30-0
MOLECULAR MASS: 136.112 g/mol
STORAGE CONDITIONS: Store in room temperature in dry place. Do not put medicine in bathroom or kitchen. Keep away from children and pets.
HOW TO USE: Take Allopurinol tablet once daily orally as directed by doctor. Take this medication with food to prevent the stomach upset. Take medication with full glass of water to get best effect.
: Allopurinol is xanthine oxidase inhibitor, Allopurinol acts by inhibiting the conversion of xanthine oxidase to xanthine to uric acid. Allopurinol inhibits the uric acid synthesis and prevents the risk of kidney stone and gout problem.
PHARMACOKINETICS: 90% of Allopurinol absorbed in GI track after the oral administration. It takes normally 1.5-4.5 hours to reach the peak plasma concentration.
Allopurinol has side effects like nausea, stomach upset, stomach pain, vomiting, dizziness,drowsiness. Tell your doctor if you see side effects like numbness, easy bleeding, kidney problem, dark urine,stomach/intestinal pain, eye pain, vision change, Other rare side effects like fever, swollen, rash, itching, dizziness, trouble in breathing.
PRECAUTIONS: IF you have medical history like liver disease, kidney problem, high blood pressure,fasting, diabetes problem tell your doctor about it. Before taking medication tell your doctor if you have allergies to Allopurinol medication.This drug makes you drowsy so do not take any alcoholic beverage or cannabis. Do not drive or operate a vehicle after taking the medication.
CDSCO APPROVAL: Allopurinol S.R. caps approvedby CDSCO in India in 22-11-2002,
Allopurinol tablet approved by CDSCO in India in March-1969
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Allopurinol 100mg tablet
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