allopurinol

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al·lo·pu·ri·nol

 (ăl′ō-pyo͝or′ə-nôl′, -nōl′, -nŏl′)
n.
A drug, C5H4N4O, that inhibits uric acid formation in the body and is used to treat conditions, especially gout, that cause elevated uric acid levels.

allopurinol

(ˌæləʊˈpjʊərɪˌnɒl)
n
(Pharmacology) a synthetic drug that reduces blood concentrations of uric acid and is administered orally in the treatment of gout. Formula: C5H4N4O
[C20: from allo- + purine + -ol1]
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Noun1.allopurinol - a drug (trade name Zyloprim) used to treat gout and other conditions in which there is an excessive buildup of uric acidallopurinol - a drug (trade name Zyloprim) used to treat gout and other conditions in which there is an excessive buildup of uric acid
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
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allopurinol

n alopurinol m