Generic Name: Allopurinol

Brand Name: Algut, Allopurinol Landson A-48, Alofar, Benoxuric 100 / Benoxuric 300, Hycemia, Isoric, Licoric, Llanol, Nilapur, Pritanol, Puricemia, Reucid, Rinolic 100 / Rinolic 300, Sinoric, Tylonic, Urica, Uricnol, Xanturic , Zyloric


Allopurinol (Zyloprim) is a medicine for reducing uric acid production in the body. Formed uric acid can cause gout and kidney stones.

Allopurinol is used to treat gout. This medicine is also used for those who have kidney stones and to reduce uric acid levels in those receiving cancer treatment.

Allopurinol is also used for other needs which have not been listed here.
Important Information

Do not use this medication if you have ever had a serious allergic reaction to allopurinol. Stop using it and contact your doctor if you have a rash on the skin marks no matter how severe. Drink a full glass of water along with the medicine. To reduce the risk of kidney stones are formed Drink 8 to 10 glasses of fluid every day. Allopurinol can lower the blood cells that help fight infection. This can make the body prone to easy bleeding and pain. To convince your blood cells do not decrease, do the medical examination.

Avoid drinking alcohol as it may make your condition worse. Allopurinol can cause side effects that reduce the power of thought and reaction. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires full awareness.

Side Effects

Call emergency medical help if you have any signs of an allergic reaction to this:
• Itching with red spots
• Difficulty breathing
• Swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat

Stop using allopurinol and call your doctor if you have the following serious side effects:
• The first sign is a rash on the skin
• Pain or bleeding when you urinate
• less urine than usual
• Fever, sore throat, and headache with blistering, flaking and redness severe rash
• Bruises, tingling, numbness, pain and severe muscle pain
• Fever, chills, malaise, flu symptoms
• yellowing of skin and eyes
• Sejang-seizure

Other side effects are:
• Nausea, vomiting and diarrhea
• Dizziness or hovering
• Sweating
• Joint pain

Symptomatic side effects above may appear incomplete and other symptoms.