Zyloric 100 mg
Zyloric 100 MG Tablet is helpful in prevention of attack of gouty arthritis and nephropathy; also used to treat secondary hyperuricemia which may occur during treatment of tumors or leukemia, and to prevent recurrent calcium oxalate calculi.
You should not take this drug if you are allergic to it. This medicine belongs to a class of drugs called xanthine oxidase inhibitors. Increased uric acid levels are the major cause for gout and kidney problems. Tell your doctor if you are:
Pregnant or planning to conceive.
Breastfeeding a baby.
Suffering from kidney disease, liver disease, diabetes, high blood pressure.
Receiving any chemotherapy.
Stop using this medicine and call your doctor at once if you experience serious side effects like:
fever, sore throat, and headache with severe rashes on the skin.
urinating less than usual or not at all.
pain or bleeding when you urinate.
nausea, upper stomach pain, weight loss, itching, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, body pain, yellowing of the skin or eyes.
easy bruising, unusual bleeding of nose, mouth, vagina, or rectum.
Take as directed. Maintain adequate hydration (2-3 L/day of fluids unless instructed to restrict fluid intake) to avoid possible adverse renal problems. While using this medication, do not use alcohol, other prescription or OTC medications, or vitamin substances without consulting prescriber.
You may experience drowsiness (use caution when driving or engaging in tasks requiring alertness until response to drug is known); nausea, vomiting, or heartburn (small frequent meals, frequent mouth care, chewing gum, or sucking lozenges may help); hair loss (reversible).
Report skin rash or lesions; painful urination or blood in urine or stool; unresolved nausea or vomiting; numbness of extremities; pain or irritation of the eyes; swelling of lips, mouth, or tongue; unusual fatigue; easy bruising or bleeding; yellowing of skin or eyes; or any change in color of urine or stool.
The medication is helpful in treating the given problems:
Hyperuricemia Secondary To Chemotherapy
Calcium Oxalate Calculi With Hyperuricosuria
The side effects of this medication are as follows:
Nausea Or Vomiting
Loss Of Appetite
Change In Taste
Missed Dose instructions
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose should be skipped.
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.
Allopurinol belongs to the class xanthine oxidase inhibitor. It works by inhibiting xanthine oxidase enzyme thus inhibits the conversion of hypoxanthine to xanthine to uric acid without affecting the enzymes that involved in purine and pyrimidine synthesis.