Common questions

What is the contraindication of allopurinol?

What is the contraindication of allopurinol?

dehydration. chronic heart failure. liver problems. moderate to severe kidney impairment.

What drugs should not be taken with Zoloft?

Avoid taking MAO inhibitors (isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue, moclobemide, phenelzine, procarbazine, rasagiline, safinamide, selegiline, tranylcypromine) during treatment with this medication. Most MAO inhibitors should also not be taken for two weeks before and after treatment with this medication.

Can allopurinol cause depression?

Rarely, may cause bone marrow depression. May occur anywhere from 6 weeks to years after administration of allopurinol and the risk is greatest in those receiving other drugs that also have the potential to cause bone marrow depression.

What drugs Cannot be taken with allopurinol?

Serious Interactions of Allopurinol include:

  • azathioprine.
  • benazepril.
  • captopril.
  • didanosine.
  • dyphylline.
  • enalapril.
  • perindopril.
  • protamine.

What drug class is zyloprim?

Zyloprim is a urate lowering therapy (ULT), part of a class of drugs known as xanthine oxidase inhibitors. ULTs are important for the management of gout. Uric acid is a normal waste product in your body, produced by the breakdown of purines (a natural substance in your body and in many foods you eat).

What medicines interact with sertraline?

Some products that may interact with this drug are: pimozide, other drugs that can cause bleeding/bruising (including antiplatelet drugs such as clopidogrel, NSAIDs such as ibuprofen/naproxen, “blood thinners” such as warfarin/dabigatran).

What are the long term side effects of allopurinol?

Serious side effects

  • Severe skin rash. Symptoms can include: itchy hives (raised bumps on your skin) red or purple-colored spots on your skin. scaly skin. fever. chills.
  • Liver injury. Symptoms can include: tiredness. lack of appetite. weight loss. right upper abdominal area pain or discomfort.

Is there an alternative to allopurinol?

Febuxostat, a novel nonpurine selective inhibitor of xanthine oxidase, is a potential alternative to allopurinol for patients with hyperuricemia and gout.

Can you take allopurinol with Xanax?

Alprazolam may decrease the excretion rate of Allopurinol which could result in a higher serum level. The risk or severity of adverse effects can be increased when Allopurinol is combined with Altretamine.

What is the name of the drug with the formula Zyloprim?

Zyloprim is known chemically as 1,5-dihydro-4H-pyrazolo [3,4- d]pyrimidin-4-one. It is a xanthine oxidase inhibitor which is administered orally. Each scored white tablet contains 100 mg allopurinol and the inactive ingredients lactose, magnesium stearate, potato starch, and povidone.

What are the contraindications for Zoloft oral solution?

In addition to the contraindications for all Zoloft formulations listed above, Zoloft oral solution is contraindicated in patients: Taking disulfiram. Zoloft oral solution contains alcohol, and concomitant use of Zoloft and disulfiram may result in a disulfiram-alcohol reaction.

Is it safe to take Zyloprim while breastfeeding?

Allopurinol and oxipurinol have been found in the milk of a mother who was receiving Zyloprim. Since the effect of allopurinol on the nursing infant is unknown, caution should be exercised when Zyloprim is administered to a nursing woman.

How much Zyloprim can you take with kidney failure?

Since Zyloprim and its metabolites are primarily eliminated only by the kidney, accumulation of the drug can occur in renal failure, and the dose of Zyloprim should consequently be reduced. With a creatinine clearance of 10 to 20 mL/min, a daily dosage of 200 mg of Zyloprim is suitable.