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Wat is allopurinol? n in which condition it is used n wat are there side effects.wat is the another?

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Anonymous 11 Jul 2010

What Is Allopurinol?
Allopurinol (Zyloprim®) is a prescription medication approved to prevent the following conditions:

Gout
High uric acid levels due to cancer treatment
Kidney stones in people with high uric acid levels.

Side Effects of Allopurinol to Report
There are a number of possible side effects with allopurinol that you should report to your healthcare provider. These include, but are not limited to:

A skin rash
Easy bruising or bleeding
Frequent or persistent infections
Signs of liver problems, such as weight loss, appetite loss, itching, and increased liver enzymes
Painful urination
Blood in the urine
Irritation of the eyes
Signs of an allergic reaction, including itching, unexplained swelling of the lips or mouth, wheezing, or difficulty breathing or swallowing.

Common Side Effects

Diarrhea
Nausea
Gout attacks.

Less common side effects

Fever
Headaches
Vomiting
Indigestion or heartburn
Muscle pain
Joint pain
Unusual sensations (such as burning, pricking, or tingling) in the hands or feet
Drowsiness
Nosebleeds
Hair loss
Taste changes or loss of taste.

Hope this helps... from a caring individual

Rajive Goel 11 Jul 2010

Great Amigo!

nishantbambhaniya 11 Jul 2010

thank u so much dear

Anonymous 11 Jul 2010

Nishitba... no need to thnak me anytimeI can help I will do so.

Now Rajie... coming from you mi amigo is an honor

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