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LODIRIC -SR 250MG CAPSULE

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Composition FOR LODIRIC

Allopurinol(250mg)

food interaction for LODIRIC

alcohol interaction for LODIRIC

pregnancy interaction for LODIRIC

lactation interaction for LODIRIC

medicine interaction for LODIRIC

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It is better to take Lodiric -sr 250mg capsule with food.
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Lodiric -sr 250mg capsule.
SAFE
Lodiric -sr 250mg capsule 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.
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  • SERIOUS INTERACTION
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  • MODERATE INTERACTION
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR LODIRIC

    Allopurinol(250mg)

    Uses

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

    How it works

    Lodiric -sr 250mg capsule inhibits an enzyme xanthine oxidase, which is important for the production of uric acid in the body.

    Common side effects

    Hypersensitivity reaction, Skin rash

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR LODIRIC -SR 250MG CAPSULE

    Patients taking LODIRIC -SR 250MG CAPSULE

    • 82%
      Once A Day
    • 18%
      Twice A Day

    SUBSTITUTES FOR LODIRIC

    No substitutes found

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    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

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    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 09 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)