Zyloric 100 Mg
Zyloric 100 Mg Tablet belongs to a class of drugs called xanthine oxidase inhibitors. It is widely used in treatment of gout or kidney stones. It also decreases levels of uric acid in people who are receiving cancer chemotherapy. Allopurinol works by blocking xanthine oxidase which reduces the amount of uric acid made by the body. Increased uric acid levels are the major cause for gout and kidney problems.
You should not take Zyloric 100 Mg Tablet if you are allergic to it. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant while using this medication. Do not use this medication if you are breast-feeding a baby. To make sure Zyloric 100 Mg Tablet is safe for you to use, tell your doctor if you suffer from kidney disease, liver disease, diabetes, congestive heart failure, high blood pressure, or if you are receiving any chemotherapy.
Drug = Allopurinol
Strength = 100 Mg
Manufacturer = Glaxosmithkline Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
How To Take
Take Zyloric 100 Mg in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Zyloric 100 Mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
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Nausea and Vomiting
Yellow colored eyes or skin
Loss of appetite
Change in taste
Pregnancy:-Zyloric 100 Mg is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.
Breast-feeding:- Zyloric 100 Mg is known to excreted in breast milk. It is not recommended in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine. Monitoring of allergic reactions like skin rash and blood cell count is necessary.
Allergic reactions:-Zyloric 100 Mg should be discontinued immediately when allergy symptoms like skin rash, swelling of lips, and face appear.
Hydration:-Drink adequate amount of water (2 liters/day) to increase the urine output and to prevent the formation of kidney stones.
Liver disease:-Zyloric 100 Mg is known to cause liver failure. Obtain baseline of liver function tests before initiation of the treatment. The treatment should be discontinued if any signs of any increase in the liver enzymes appear.
Asymptomatic hyperuricemia:-Zyloric 100 Mg is not recommended for use in the patients with asymptomatic hyperuricemia.
Zyloric 100 Mg Tablet is used in the treatment of gout which is a type of arthritis that causes severe pain, redness, and tenderness in the joints.
Zyloric 100 Mg Tablet is used in lower the uric acid levels in patients receiving cancer chemotherapy.
Zyloric 100 Mg Tablet is used to lower the uric acid levels and prevents the formation of calculi in the kidney.