Allopurinol

Xanthine Oxidase Inhibitor

Identification
Generic Name
Allopurinol
Brand Name

 
Attributes
Lactation
Insufficient data

Indication
Condition Contra-Indication
Primary Hemochromatosis

 
Other Contra-Indication
Increases the blood levels of azathioprine (and possibly theophylline and warfarin); adjust dosage of these drugs as necessary
Patients with a known allergy to Allopurinol are contra-indicated from its use

Contra-Indication

 
Class Contra-Indication
Our Records are Incomplete for Drug Class Contra-Indications

Side Effects
Common
Skin Itching Generalized
Uncommon
Nausea
Vomiting
Sense of Taste Abnormal
Diarrhoea (Diarrhea)
Pain Abdominal
Drowsiness
Dizziness or a Spinning Sensation (Vertigo)
Pain Joint (Arthralgia)
Rare
Skin Rash
Headache (Cephalgia)
Hepatotoxicity
Dermatitis
Kidney (Renal) Impairment
Lymph Nodes Swollen (Glands)
Anaemia (Anemia)
Blood: Eosinophil raised (Eosinophilia)
Blood Neutrophils Low (Neutropenia)
White Blood Cell Count Reduced (Leukopenia)
Blood: Platelet Count Low (Thrombocytopenia)
Distal Sensory Loss: Peripheral Neuropathy
Skin Yellowing (Jaundice)
Seizures
Skin Tingling Or Numbness (Paresthesias)
Skin: Small Blood Spot (Ecchymosis)
Fever (Raised Body Temperature)
Sense of Taste Decreased

Allopurinol

 


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