Logout Sr 250mg Capsule
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Logout Sr 250mg Cap is an anti-gout medicine (comes under the category of xanthine oxidase inhibitor), which is used for reducing the extra levels of uric acids in the body. The generic name of this medication is allopurinol.
Uses of Logout Sr 250mg Cap
The use of this medicine is to regulate and manage the condition of chronic gout which is caused by increased production of uric acids in your body. It is also used to lower uric acid levels caused by cancer medications or kidney stones.
Contraindications of Logout Sr 250mg Cap
- Allergic reactions to this medicine or other xanthine oxidase inhibitors
- State of dehydration
- Kidney or liver diseases
- Pregnancy or breastfeeding
Side effects of Logout Sr 250mg Cap
- The usual side effects associated with Logout Sr 250mg Cap are pain in joints, headache, nausea, diarrhoea, skin rashes, increased liver enzymes and thyroid hormone.
- Serious side effects of this medicine are rashes involving ulcers of the mouth, throat, nose, genitals and eyes. Fever, headache, and skin blistering are also known to arise
- Rare side effects associated with this medicine are feelings of discomfort, altered sense of taste, breast enlargement in men, chest pain and chills
Precautions and Warnings of Logout Sr 250mg Cap
Can I take Logout Sr 250mg Cap during pregnancy?
There are no adequate studies regarding the safety of this medicine in pregnant women. Therefore, you can take your doctor's advice for your condtion.
Can I take Logout Sr 250mg Cap while breastfeeding?
Small amounts of this medicine is known to pass in human breastmilk' therefore, it is unsafe for use in women who are breastfeeding. Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine.
Can I drive if I have consumed this medicine?
This medication may you feel drowsy or giddy. Do not drive unless you are feeling well after its administration.
Can I consume alcohol with the medicine?
There are no reported interactions between alcohol and this medicine. But alcohol consumption can increase the uric acid levels in the body and worsen your underlying medical condition.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You are having kidney or liver problems
- You are suffering from high blood pressure or heart problems.
- You have kidney stones as the kidney stones may become smaller and may enter your urinary tract
- You are advised to maintain good amount of water intake while you are on this medicine
Mode of Action of Logout Sr 250mg Cap
How Does It Work?
The composition of Logout Sr 250mg Cap works by obstructing the excessive production of uric acid (caused by various factors) in the body.
Directions for Use of Logout Sr 250mg Cap
This medication should be taken after food to minimize the stomach irritation. Take this medicine as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor.
Interactions of Logout Sr 250mg Cap
Interactions with other medicines
- Ampicillin and amoxicillin
- Angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitors (captopril)
Interactions with food items
No specific interactions of this medicine are observed with food. A healthy amount of water intake is highly recommended during the prescribed period of this medicine. You should also avoid the intake of beef and red meat.
Other general Interactions
Individuals with kidney or liver problems, high blood pressure or heart problems, have thyroid problems or kidney stones or on the prescription of medicines like diuretics or ACE-inhibitors along with pregnant and breastfeeding women are advised to refrain from the use of this medicine.
Storage and disposal of Logout Sr 250mg Cap
Store this medication at room temperature devoid of moisture, heat and light. It needs to properly disposed while following the standard waste management guidelines.
Dosage of Logout Sr 250mg Cap
Overdose of Logout Sr 250mg Cap leads to headache, nausea, dizziness, vomiting, rashes, etc. Seek emergency medical care or contact the doctor in case of overdose.
Missed a Dose
If you have forgotten any dose, then administer it as soon as you realise that. However, if it is time for the next dose, then leave the missed dose and stick to your regular dosing schedule.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Can this medicine make you gain weight ?
A: There are not enough studies which confirm that this medicine causes weight gain. If you experience weight gain symptoms, immediately report to the physician.
Q: Can drinking water flush out uric acid?
A: It is important to drink water to flush out the uric acid from your body. It also prevents the formation of uric acid crystals in the blood.
Q: When should one take this medicine?
A: It is usually better to take the medication after meals as it reduces the irritation caused in the stomach.
Q: Can I get gout while I am on the prescription of this medicine?
A: This medicine reduces the uric acid levels in the blood as this may take some time and can be associated with new attacks of gout.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 09:29 AM (IST)
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