Taken regularly, it can stop attacks of gout and help prevent damage to your joints.
Avoid driving or hazardous activity until you know how allopurinol will affect you.
This is more likely if your urate levels are very high to begin with, or if you have had gout for a long time.
Allopurinol reduces the breakdown of azathioprine, which is used to treat conditions such as and.
Get medical help right away if you suddenly develop a blistering skin rash with a fever.
Only your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist can provide you with advice on what is safe and effective for you.
Even if you have no symptoms, tests can help your doctor determine if allopurinol is effective.
If this medicine upsets your stomach, take allopurinol oral after a meal.
Once your urate level is low enough, new crystals will stop forming and existing crystals will slowly dissolve.
These are firm white lumps, which are called tophi.
Do not give this medicine to a child without medical advice.
Description: Use: For the management of patients with leukemia, lymphoma, and malignancies who are receiving cancer therapy which causes elevations of serum and urinary uric acid levels; IV allopurinol is available for patients who cannot tolerate oral therapy.