allopurinol

(redirected from Lopurin)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to Lopurin: allopurinol, Zyloprim

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.

American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations

allopurinol

n alopurinol m
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
These drugs include allopurinol (Aloprim, Lopurin, Zyloprim), febuxostat (Uloric), and probenecid (Benemid).
The biggest reduction, though, came with eating fresh cherries while taking the anti-gout medication allpurinol (Lopurin, Zyloprim.) That combination was linked to a 75 percent reduction in risk.