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Allopurinol

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    Oral
    Allopurinol
    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

Potential Indications
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