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Allopurinol (Zyloprim®) is a prescription drug licensed to prevent certain problems associated with high uric acid levels in the body. This medication can help to prevent gout attacks, high uric acid levels caused by cancer treatment, and kidney stones due to high uric acid levels. Allopurinol comes in the form of a tablet, and is taken one or more times a day. This medication may not be suitable for everyone, so let your healthcare provider know of any medical conditions you have or any medications you are taking. Potential side effects of allopurinol may include diarrhea, rashes, and nausea.
(Click Allopurinol for more detailed information on general dosing tips and guidelines, a list of the different strengths available, and an explanation of how the medication works. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for more specific information.)
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