Zyloric

What is Zyloric?

Allopurinol, sold under the brand name Zyloprim and generics, is a medication used primarily to treat excess uric acid in the blood and its complications, including chronic gout. It is a xanthine oxidase inhibitor which is administered orally.

It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, a list of the most important medication needed in a basic health system.

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Hi Dr.,
I had for 2 years now above limit uric acid in the blood (7.5).
I am taking Zyloric 100. For how long can I keep taking it?
Thank...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Based on 24 hr urinary excretion rates.

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My mother is 63 yrs old and has high uric acid because of which her right leg thumb is swollen and pain. She has been taking zyloric 100 from 2...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Febustat is better

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Hi,
Welcome.
This is Dr Sameer, cardiologist.
Febustat is newer and considered better than...

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I was on zyloric as prevention for gout attack for many years. But I have an attack now. Is Febtaz 40 a better drug to reduce uric acid level...

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Brief Answer:
Yes, Febutaz is a better drug

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My mother is 63 yrs old and has high uric acid because of which her right leg thumb is swollen and pain. She has been taking zyloric 100 from 2...

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Hi, I am a diabetic diagnosed a year back, I am having high BP ( under control) and high uric acid. Recently I am having more gout attacks than I...

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Dear Doctor, recently on a test report my result are as below. Bilirubin direct-0.58 Bilirubin total-1.83 Bilirubin indirect-1.24 GGT-220.5...

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I am 37 years old and suffering both knee pains from last 2.3 years. Pains start certainly after running and playing cricket. I was checked my uric...

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I am 44 years old and my uric acid report comes to 5.95. I have got attack on right ankle and it is minor now as it erects just a few weeks back. I...

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uric acid level is 8.8 please suggest cause and things to do

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