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 inhibits the conversion of hypoxanthine to xanthine and finally to uric acid.
THE URATE-LOWERING THERAPY febuxostat may have a higher risk of heart-related death than does another urate-lowering drug, allopurinol, according to a safety alert from the Food and Drug Administration.
NASDAQ: IRWD) has won approval from the US Food and Drug Administration for Duzallo as a once-daily oral treatment for hyperuricemia associated with gout in patients who have not achieved target serum uric acid levels with a medically appropriate daily dose of allopurinol alone, the company said.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a once-daily oral treatment for hyperuricemia associated with gout in patients who have not achieved target serum uric acid (sUA) levels with a medically appropriate daily dose of allopurinol alone.
Food and Drug Administration as a once-daily oral treatment for hyperuricemia associated with gout in patients who have not achieved target serum uric acid levels with a medically appropriate daily dose of allopurinol alone.
Gradual dose escalation of allopurinol achieved target serum urate levels without causing excess adverse effects in patients with gout who tolerated but responded inadequately to creatinine clearance-based dosing, including in patients with chronic kidney disease, investigators reported in Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.
The product is a fixed-dose combination of lesinurad and allopurinol and is intended to treat hyperuricemia in patients with uncontrolled gout.
Stan Solomons, of Birkby, suffered gout for many years until his GP prescribed Allopurinol.
Based on studies in human neonatology, a component therapy approach was developed to treat at-risk foals that include antioxidants as Allopurinol and neuroprotective medications.
Allopurinol is the first line of treatment for gout.