Antigout Agents

Allopurinol – Uses

What is allopurinol? Patients with large tumor masses, leukemia, or gout sometimes receive allopurinol (also called Zyloprimâ) which is a medicine used to decrease the level of uric acid in the blood. Allopurinol is a xanthine oxidase enzyme inhibitor that is considered to be one of the most effective drugs used to decrease urate levels and is frequently used in …

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