What Is The Dose Of Allopurinol For A Patient With
shouldn't initiate treatment with allopurinol in gout
unless gout has been treated and a couple of weeks have passed since its onset, allopurinol should not be given to the patient. If the patient has to take allopurinol and there is no sign of gout now then 100mg is a good dosage to start with. Dosage reduction are required in GFR levels of 20mL/min or lower. Make sure you talk with the patient's doctor before starting treatment with allopurinol!
Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis,
Internal Medicine Specialist