May be associated with increased cardiovascular risk
- Mechanism of Action
- Inhibits xanthine oxidase, which normally produces uric acid through oxidation of xanthine and hypoxanthine.
- Gout - acute gouty arthritis, reduction in gouty tophi
- Tumour lysis syndrome
- Adverse Effects
- Nausea / vomiting / diarrhoea
- Hypersensitivity reactions
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