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Drug Guide


    Zyloprim, Progout 
    May be associated with increased cardiovascular risk
  • Mechanism of Action

  • Inhibits xanthine oxidase, which normally produces uric acid through oxidation of xanthine and hypoxanthine.

Clinical Use

  • Indications
  • Gout - acute gouty arthritis, reduction in gouty tophi
  • Tumour lysis syndrome
  • Adverse Effects
  • Headache
  • Nausea / vomiting / diarrhoea
  • Hypersensitivity reactions
  • Rash
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