Zyloric 100mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Zyloric 100 MG Description
Zyloric 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 disorders or certain medications. Zyloric tablet contains allopurinol as an active component. Gout is a condition similar to arthritis, where there is sudden pain in the joints accompanied by redness and swelling. These symptoms usually occur due to uric acid deposition in the joints. Allopurinol in Zyloric tablets acts by reducing uric acid production in the body. Take tab Zyloric as advised by your doctor at the prescribed dose and duration. Before starting the treatment with Zyloric tablet, discuss all the past medical and medication history with your doctor.
Uses of Zyloric 100 MG
Contraindications of Zyloric 100 MG
- If you are allergic to allopurinol or any components of Zyloric tablet.
- If you have liver or kidney function problems or heart failure.
- If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Side effects of Zyloric 100 MG
- Stomach upset
Precautions and Warnings of Zyloric 100 MG
Other General Warnings
- 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.
- Zyloric tablets can dissolve larger uric acid crystals and can cause impaction in the ureter.
- Your TSH hormone levels may go high after using Zyloric tablet.
Directions for Use of Zyloric 100 MG
Storage and disposal of Zyloric 100 MG
- Zyloric tablets should be stored at room temperature away from heat and moisture.
- Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
- Dispose off Zyloric when it is no longer needed or expired.
Quick Tips of Zyloric 100 MG
- Zyloric tablet is used for the management of gout and increased uric acid levels in the body.
- Take it as directed by your doctor, and do not consume more than the prescribed dose.
- It is best to take the tablets after meals to avoid stomach upset.
- Do not stop taking Zyloric without talking to your doctor, even if you feel better.
- Inform your doctor if you experience any side effects while taking this medicine.
- Before starting the treatment with the Zyloric tablet, discuss all the past medical and medication history with your doctor.
- Inform your doctor if you have any kidney or liver problems before taking this medicine.
- Before beginning this medication, tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.
- Regular exercise can help you maintain a healthy weight and may also lower uric acid levels.
Dosage of Zyloric 100 MG
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Mode of Action of Zyloric 100 MG
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Interactions of Zyloric 100 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Medicines such as Azathioprine and 6-mercaptopurine should not be taken along with Zyloric tablets.
- Vidarabine, an antiviral medicine, if taken along with Zyloric 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 Zyloric can lead to reduced effectiveness.
- You may experience skin rashes and allergies if you take Zyloric and antibiotics such as Ampicillin or Amoxicillin.
- Anticancer medicines such as cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, bleomycin, procarbazine and mechlorethamine should be used with caution with Zyloric tablet as there can be chances of abnormalities in the blood....
- 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.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Can I stop Zyloric tablet if I do not have symptoms?
Q: What is Gout?
Q: What are the causes of high uric acid levels?
Q: What are the general precautions to be taken while using Zyloric tablet?
Q: Zyloric vs Febuxostat which is a better medicine for gout?
Q: Can Zyloric be given to elderly patients?
Q: Does Zyloric affect uric acid level?
Q: What is the best time to take Zyloric?
Q: What is the side effects of Zyloric?
Q: How long should I take Zyloric?
Q: What is the dose of Zyloric?
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