Always consult a Medical doctor or patient care specialist before using allopurinol tablets.
Indications and Usage
Allopurinol is indicated in the treatment and prevention of gout, psoriasis, kidney stones, kidney damage, and dialysis.
Allopurinol tablets are also used as a diuretic and can be used on a diet high in soft drinks, steak, beef, salami or beer.
Do NOT take allopurinol if:
- You are allergic to its active ingredients;
- You have other allergies;
- You have a history of kidney disease, diabetes, hypertension, unusual diets, and liver damage;
- You are below 18 years old;
- You have severe kidney or liver damage;
- You have not consulted with your doctor.
Administration and Dosage
Use of allopurinol tablets during pregnancy or breastfeeding does not appear to be harmful.
Consult your doctor or health care professional before taking this medication.
Refer to your doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage.
Do not exceed the advisable dosage. The usual dose for adults is 200-300mg per day.
The maximum dose is 400 to 600mg per day. Allopurinol is not for children below 18 years old.
Possible interactions with allopurinol tablets include amoxicillin, ampicillin, thiazide diuretics, and blood thinners.
Allopurinol tablets should not be taken with alcohol. Consult with your
doctor about any medications you are taking before your treatment with allopurinol tablets.
Taking more medicines may cause poisoning and serious side effects. Please call the emergency department if you suspect allopurinol tablets overdose.
No adverse reactions have been reported.
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