Generic Zyloprim is used for treating gout caused by excessive levels of uric acid in the blood (hyperuricemia). Hyperuricemia occurs when the body produces more uric acid than it can eliminate. The uric acid forms crystals in joints (gouty arthritis) and tissues, causing inflammation and pain. Elevated blood uric acid levels also can cause kidney disease and stones. Generic Zyloprim prevents the production of uric acid by blocking the activity of the enzyme that converts purines to uric acid. Generic Zyloprim prevents the production of uric acid by blocking the activity of the enzyme that converts purines to uric acid. Zyloprim is also known as Allopurinol, Allohexal, Allosig, Progout, Zyloric, Puricos. Generic name of Generic Zyloprim is Allopurinol. Brand names of Generic Zyloprim are Zyloprim, Aloprim.
The daily dosage of Generic Zyloprim is 100-800 mg.
Take Generic Zyloprim once a day after a meal.
Generic Zyloprim should be taken with food only, to avoid stomach irritation.
Generic Zyloprim should be taken with plenty amount of fluid, to avoid formation of kidney stones.
If you want to achieve most effective results do not stop taking Generic Zyloprim suddenly.
Zyloprim Missing Dose
Do not take double dose. If you miss a dose you should take it as soon as you remember about your missing. If it is the time for the next dose you should continue your regular dosing schedule.
If you overdose Generic Zyloprim and you don't feel good you should visit your doctor or health care provider immediately.
Store at room temperature between 15 and 25 degrees C (59 and 77 degrees F) away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date. Keep out of the reach of children.
Zyloprim More Info
Active Ingredient: Allopurinol.
Other Ingredients: Lactose, Magnesium Stearate, Potato Starch, Povidone, Corn Starch, Fd and C Yellow No 6 Lake, Lactose,
Do not take Generic Zyloprim if you are allergic to Generic Zyloprim components.
Be careful with Generic Zyloprim if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant. It is unknown if Generic Zyloprim is excreted in breast milk. Avoid breast-feeding.
Be careful with Generic Zyloprim if you are taking didanosine, amoxicillin, ampicillin, certain asthma drugs (aminophylline, theophylline), azathioprine.
It can be dangerous to stop Generic Zyloprim taking suddenly.