Medicine Overview of Aluno Tablet
Aluno 100mg Tablet is used in the treatment of gout
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Aluno 100mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Aluno 100mg Tablet is a xanthine oxidase inhibitor. It works by decreasing blood uric acid, which is the chemical that causes gout.
In Depth Information on Aluno Tablet
- Your doctor has prescribed Aluno to reduce episodes of gout attack.
- Take Aluno at the same time every day, with or without food.
- Take plenty of fluids (2-3 litres) daily while on Aluno.
- Notify your doctor if you develop a rash. This could be a sign of allergy and should go away on discontinuing Aluno.
- When you first start taking Aluno, you might have more gout attacks. Do not stop Aluno on having an acute attack of gout as that could make an attack worse.
- To ensure that Aluno is working, you may have to undergo blood tests regularly.
Aluno Tablet related warnings
Taking alcohol can affect the action of Aluno 100mg Tablet, increase your uric acid levels and hence aggravate gout.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Aluno 100mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Aluno 100mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation.
Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Occasionally drowsiness, dizziness or vertigo, ataxia and visual disturbances, may occur when taking Aluno 100mg Tablet. This may affect your driving ability.
Aluno 100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Aluno 100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Aluno 100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Aluno 100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Aluno 100mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions about Aluno Tablet
Aluno is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Aluno belongs to a group of medicines called xanthine oxidase inhibitors. It reduces the amount of uric acid in the body by blocking one of the processes that make it. It is used to treat gout (pain and swelling of the small joints due to elevated levels of uric acid in the blood and subsequent deposition in the joints), kidney stones, and to remove uric acid from the body in certain cancers.
Q. Can I take Aluno with Torasemide?
Aluno can be taken with Torasemide. Aluno is sometimes given to decrease the hyperuricemic effects of Torasemide. However, Aluno is not safe in patients with renal failure, so may need to be replaced with another similar medicine like febuxostat.
Q. How is Aluno different from febuxostat?
Both Aluno and febuxostat work in a similar way by lowering uric acid levels. However, as compared to Aluno, febuxostat is seen to be more effective and faster in its action. Also, in patients taking Aluno, a dose adjustment is needed if the patient has mild, moderate or severe renal failure while in the case of febuxostat a dose adjustment may be needed only in patients with severe renal failure.
Q. Can I take Aluno with febuxostat?
Both Aluno and febuxostat are uric acid lowering agents and work in a similar way. So, using both the two medicines together may not be very beneficial and can increase the risk of side effects. However, there have been studies where febuxostat when used with Aluno in patients with refractory gout, was quite effective in providing relief. So, a combined use would be best decided by your treating doctor depending on your condition.
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