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Off-Label Allopurinol UsesOn occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend allopurinol for something other than the conditions discussed in this article. Sometimes, allopurinol is used off-label to treat the following conditions:
- Mouth sores due to chemotherapy (used in a mouthwash form)
- Prostatitis (inflammation of the prostate gland)
- Leishmaniasis (a parasitic infection).