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LODIRIC 250 MG CAPSULE SR

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Composition for LODIRIC

Allopurinol(250 mg)

food interaction for LODIRIC

alcohol interaction for LODIRIC

pregnancy interaction for LODIRIC

lactation interaction for LODIRIC

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Lodiric 250 mg capsule sr with food.
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Lodiric 250 mg capsule sr.
SAFE
Lodiric 250 mg capsule sr 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for LODIRIC

Allopurinol(250 mg)

Uses

Lodiric 250 mg capsule sr is used in the treatment of gout and tumor lysis syndrome (complication during the treatment of cancer).

How it works

Lodiric 250 mg capsule sr belongs to a group of medicines called enzyme inhibitors (xanthine oxidase). It reduces the amount of uric acid in the body by blocking one of the processes that makes it.

Common side effects

Liver enzyme increased, Allergic reaction, Itching, Allergic skin rash, Dark colored urine, Diarrhoea, Difficulty in urination, Eye irritation, High grade fever, Loss of appetite, Sore throat, Stomach upset, Weight loss

Common Dosage for LODIRIC 250 MG CAPSULE SR

Patients taking LODIRIC 250 MG CAPSULE SR

  • 78%
    Once A Day
  • 22%
    Twice A Day

SUBSTITUTES for LODIRIC

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Top Rheumatologists

  • Dr. Sri Ram Garg
    MBBS
    5
  • Dr. Sumeet Agrawal
    MBBS, MD, DM
    4.9
  • Dr. Naval Mendiratta
    MBBS, MD, Fellowship
    4.7
  • Dr. Indrajit Agrawal
    MBBS, MD, Fellowship
    4.6
  • Dr. Rajkumari Bhagati Dar
    MBBS, MD, Fellowship

Expert advice for LODIRIC

  • Do not start or continue allopurinol and consult your doctorif you are allergic to allopurinol
  • Drink plenty of fluids wile taking this medication
  • Take the drug with meals or a snack to prevent  stomach upset

Frequently asked questions for LODIRIC

Allopurinol

Q.Is allopurinol/Zyloric safe?
Allopurinol/Zyloric is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.Is allopurinol a narcotic or an antibiotic or nephrotoxic or NSAID or steroid or diuretic?
No, allopurinol belongs to a group of medicines called enzyme inhibitors. It reduces the amount of uric acid in the body by blocking one of the processes that makes 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, in some types of Cancer due to increase in the amount of uric acid in the body and enzyme disorders due to increase in the amount of uric acid in the body

Q.Is allopurinol generic?
Yes, allopurinol is a generic name. However, it is available in the market with different brand names

Q.Can I take allopurinol with indomethacin or naproxen or prednisone or ibuprofen or diclofenac or metformin or flucloxacillin?
No results found for any interaction of allopurinol with all these drugs,, but always consult with your doctor before taking this medication

Q.Can I take allopurinol with colchicine (Colcrys)?
No. Colchicine interacts with allopurinol. Do not take colchicine with allopurinol

Q.Does allopurinol affect the liver?
Yes, allopurinol alters the liver enzyme and in rare cases it may cause jaundice (yellowish of skin and eye)

Q.Does allopurinol affect blood pressure?
Yes, allopurinol has shown low but significant effect in reducing the blood pressure

Q.Does allopurinol affect kidneys?
Allopurinol decreases C-reactive protein and slows the progression of renal disease in patients with chronic kidney disease

Q.Does allopurinol affect blood sugar?
There is no conclusive proof that it affects blood sugar

Q.Does allopurinol affect male fertility?
Yes, it may cause infertility in male

Q.Does allopurinol cause weight gain?
It may cause rapid weight gain.

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Content on this page was last updated on 15 March, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)