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Zyloprim Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Zyloprim is used in the treatment of many symptoms of gout, including acute attacks, tophi , joint destruction, and uric acid stones. Zyloprim works by reducing uric acid production in the body, thus preventing crystals from forming. Zyloprim is also used to manage the increased uric acid levels in the blood of people with certain cancers, such as leukemia.

Zyloprim Dosage

  • For the treatment of Gout, the usual starting dose is 100 milligrams once daily.
  • For the treatmeny of Recurrent Kidney Stones, the usual dose is 200 to 300 milligrams daily, divided into smaller doses or taken as one dose.

Uses of Zyloprim

  • It is used to treats many symptoms of gout, including acute attacks, tophi, joint destruction, and uric acid stones.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Zyloprim

Before taken Zyloprim medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Zyloprim. Side effects may include:

  • Acute attack of gout
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Rash

Warnings and precautions before taking Zyloprim:

  • If you notice a rash or other signs of an allergic reaction, stop taking Zyloprim immediately and then you should consult your doctor.
  • If you have a kidney disease, or a condition such as diabetes or high blood pressure that may affect your kidneys, your doctor should prescribe Zyloprim cautiously.
  • After taken this medicine, then you may feel dizzy, or drowsiness. So you should not participate in any activities that require alertness such as driving and operate machinery.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Zyloprim with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Zyloprim with the following:

  • Amoxicillin
  • Blood thinners such as Coumadin
  • Cyclosporine
  • Drugs for diabetes, such as Diabinese and Orinase
  • Mercaptopurine
  • Probenecid
  • Sulfinpyrazone
  • Theophylline
  • Vitamin C

Although no specific information is available. But after taken Zyloprim if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect.

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