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?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Based on 24 hr urinary excretion rates.

Detailed Answer:
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I have carefully read your query and understand your concern.


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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

Detailed Answer:
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...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Yes, Febutaz is a better drug

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Hi, I am Dr Anshul Varshney , I have read your query in...

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