Drug name: Allopurinol
Active substance: Allopurinol
Allopurinol is an hypouricemic and anti gout drug. It inhibits xanthine oxidase, inteferes with oxypurine transformation into xanthine and then xanthine into the uric acid. Allopurinol helps to reduce the production of urates in the blood serum their deposition in the tissues.
Indications: The medication is used to treat:
Hyperuricemia: primary and secondary gout, urolithiasis with the calculus of urates formation, diseases manifested in disintegration of nucleoproteins, cytostatic and radiation treatment of tumors, psoriasis, traumatic toxicosis.
Warnings and Precautions: The drug should not be used in the following conditions:
- Hypersensitivity to any components of the preparations.
- Suppressed kidney insufficiency
Allopurinol side effects: Drugs may cause side effects which in specific patients may manifest differently. In the following paragraph we want to underline the most serious and frequent side effect of Allopurinol that were identified by the drug manufacturers. The possibility of the adverse effect manifestation depends only on the individual and his specific traits. Allopurinol side effects include:
Thrombocytopenia, agranulocytosis, atrophic anemia, general misery, asthenia, headache, nausea, vomiting, canker, fever, depression, coma, skin allergic reactions, paresthesia, neuropathy, dysopsia, apoplexy, paresthesia, neuropathy, eye disorder, cataract, breast-pang, areocardia, hypertension, sterility,impotence, angioedema.
For full information on any risks and adverse effects associated with Allopurinol, please consult your doctor, read the included leaflet or contact our customer support service.
Interactions: Before using the drug please tell your doctor which drugs or supplements you are already taking including those bought without a prescription. Also check if any additional medicine which you will take during the course of medication therapy are safe in combination. Especially mention if you are taking the following groups of drugs:
Patients information: Allopurinol is not to be shared with healthy individuals. It is strictly FORBIDDEN to use the drugs in treatment of any conditions unrelated to their indications. The product as well as utilized vials, syringes, needles if used during the course of treatment should be kept out of reach of children and never reused.