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Urichek 100mg Tablet

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Medical Description

Urichek Tablet is indicated for the treatment and prevention of gout and increased uric acid levels in the body. It can be due to varied reasons such as kidney disorder or certain medications. It cont...
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ContainsAllopurinol(100.0 Mg)
UsesGout
Side effectsStomach upset, diarrhoea, drowsiness, rashes, vomiting
ClassificationANTI-GOUT
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Uses of Urichek 100 MG

Urichek Tablet is used for the management of gout and increased uric acid levels in the body.

Contraindications of Urichek 100 MG

  • If you are allergic to allopurinol or any components of this medicine.
  • If you have liver or kidney function problems or heart failure.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Side effects of Urichek 100 MG

  • Stomach upset
  • Diarrhoea
  • Drowsiness
  • Rashes
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Allergies

Precautions and Warnings of Urichek 100 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Urichek Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Urichek Tablet may cause birth abnormalities. Hence, it should not be used in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before starting any medicine during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Urichek Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Allopurinol passes through breast milk and may cause side effects to the baby. Hence, Urichek Tablet should not be used by lactating women.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Urichek Tablet?
A:
You may experience side effects like drowsiness or dizziness after taking Urichek Tablets. Be cautious while driving if you experience any side effects.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Urichek Tablet?
A:
Alcohol increases uric acid levels in the blood and thus increases attacks of Gout. Therefore, avoid alcohol if you have high uric acid levels.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience a severe allergic reaction of the skin after taking this medicine (Ulcersin mouth, nose, genitals, rashes and conjunctivitis).
  • You have a liver or kidney function problem.
  • You have high blood pressure or heart problems.
  • You have a malignancy due to which your body is producing extra urate crystals.
  • You may develop a condition called xanthine deposition after using this medicine. However, this can be reduced by maintaining proper hydration.
  • Urichek Tablets can dissolve larger uric acid crystals and can cause impaction in the ureter.
  • Your TSH hormone levels may go high after using this Tablet.

Mode of Action of Urichek 100 MG

How Does It Work?

Allopurinol present in Urichek Tablet inhibits the action of an enzyme xanthine oxidase. Xanthine oxidase is an enzyme that plays a crucial role in the synthesis of uric acid in the body. Hence, Allop...
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Directions for Use of Urichek 100 MG

Take Urichek Tablet with a glass of water. It should be taken with or after meals. Swallow it whole. Do not break, cut or chew the Tablet. Take it as directed by your doctor and do not consume it more...
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Interactions of Urichek 100 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines such as Azathioprine and 6-mercaptopurine should not be taken along with Urichek Tablets.
  • Vidarabine, an antiviral medicine, if taken along with this medicine can lead to toxic side effects and therefore, close monitoring is required.
  • Other medicines used to treat gout such as probenecid, when taken along with this medicine can lead to reduced effectiveness.
  • You may experience skin rashes and allergies if you take this medicine and antibiotics such as Ampicillin or Amoxicillin.
  • Anticancer medicines such as cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, bleomycin, procarbazine and mechlorethamine should be used with caution with Urichek Tablet as there can be chances of abnormalities in the ...
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  • Anti-hypertensive medicines such as captopril, losartan and telmisartan should be used cautiously especially in patients with renal impairment.
  • Phenytoin, warfarin, cyclosporin and theophylline should be used cautiously.

Storage and disposal of Urichek 100 MG

  • Urichek Tablets should be stored at room temperature away from heat and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Dispose off this medicine when it is no longer needed or expired.

Dosage of Urichek 100 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose may cause gastrointestinal disturbances like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhoea and constipation. In case of overdose, consult your doctor immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you missed a dosage of Urichek Tablet, take it as soon as you remember it. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for the next dose. A double dose should not be taken to compensate for the misse...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How long can I take Urichek Tablet?

A: The duration of treatment with Urichek Tablet depends on the underlying condition and the patient's response to the treatment.

Q: What is the dose of Urichek?

A: The dose and frequency of this medicine vary among individuals depending on the condition it is being taken for. You should not consume more than the recommended daily dose by the doctor.

Q: What is Gout?

A: When the uric acid levels increase in the blood, needle-shaped crystals are built-in and around the joint and cause swelling and pain in the joints, which can last for weeks. This condition is known as Gout.

Q: What are the causes of high uric acid levels?

A: There are several causes of increased uric acid crystals such as heredity, diuretic medicines, chronic alcoholism, hypothyroidism, certain chemotherapy medicines, kidney stones and consumption of food rich in a component called prunes (red meat, organ meat and certain seafood).

Q: What is the best time to take Urichek?

A: You can take Urichek at any time of the day, advised by the doctor. It would be best if taken after meals with plenty of water. However, try to take your doses at the same time of day each day for maximum results.

Q: What is the side effects of Urichek?

A: Nausea or vomiting are a few common side effects of Urichek. Although not everyone experiences the same. These symptoms usually go away with time.

Q: How long should I take Urichek?

A: You should take Urichek for as long as the doctor prescribed you. Do not exceed the maximum daily doses and treatment durations recommended. Also, do not take it endlessly on your own if you do not feel improvement in symptoms, without consulting a doctor.
Product Details
Brand
URICHEK
Expires on or After
20/08/2022
Last Updated on: 06 May 2022 | 08:21 PM (IST)
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