Zyloric 300mg Tablet
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Zyloric 300mg Tab is an anti-gout medicine used to decrease the production of uric acid in the body.
Uses of Zyloric 300mg Tab
- Chronic gout
- Kidney stones and other complications of the organ
Contraindications of Zyloric 300mg Tab
- Allergic to allopurinol
- History of or ongoing severe condition of the kidneys or liver
Side effects of Zyloric 300mg Tab
- Nausea and vomiting
- Skin rash
- Increase in the thyroid hormone
- Joint pain
- Loss of appetite
Precautions and Warnings of Zyloric 300mg Tab
Can I take Zyloric 300mg Tab during pregnancy?
The medicine should be avoided during pregnancy.
Can I take Zyloric 300mg Tab while breastfeeding?
It is not recommended to take this medicine during breastfeeding.
Can I drive if I have consumed Zyloric 300mg Tab?
Avoid driving if you experience dizziness while on this medicine.
Can I consume alcohol with Zyloric 300mg Tab?
Alcohol must be consumed only if allowed by the doctor because it can result in an increase in uric acid levels.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
Heart patients are advised to take the medication only if the doctor prescribes it. A close eye must be kept on the condition.
Mode of Action of Zyloric 300mg Tab
How Does It Work?
The active ingredient in Zyloric 300mg Tab composition is allopurinol, which is a xanthine oxidase inhibitor. It inhibits the production of enzymes that help in the production of uric acid in the body, thereby decreasing the uric acid level.
Directions for Use of Zyloric 300mg Tab
The dosage of Zyloric 300mg Tab should be taken as advised by the doctor,
Interactions of Zyloric 300mg Tab
Interactions with other medicines
- Medicines used in chemotherapy are likely to interact with Zyloric 300mg Tab and result in adverse side effects. The efficacy of ACE inhibitors used to treat high blood pressure is hampered when taken with this tablet. There are rare occasions of this medication interacting with blood thinners like warfarin, but in such cases, the side effects are worse.read less
Interactions with food items
No complications are seen if this medicine is taken with any food products. It is advised to stay hydrated as the medicine is not meant to be taken by people suffering from dehydration.
Other general Interactions
People suffering from high blood pressure are advised to discuss their condition with a doctor beforehand.
Storage and disposal of Zyloric 300mg Tab
It is advised to store the medicine at room temperature, away from direct sunlight or moisture.
Dosage of Zyloric 300mg Tab
An overdose might be severe and needs medical or emergency assistance as soon as possible. Dizziness and vomiting may occur.
Missed a Dose
In the case of a missed dosage, Zyloric 300mg Tab should be taken as soon as one remembers, but not if it can result in a double dose.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Is it safe to take aspirin along with the medicine?
A: Aspirin can decrease the effect of the medicine on the condition.
Q: How long does it take for the medicine to start showing its effects?
A: It takes around 2 to 3 days for the medicine to start showing some results.
Q: How long after the completion of the prescription dose should a breastfeeding mother wait before resuming feeding the infant?
A: A breastfeeding mother should wait for at least 2 days before resuming the feed.
Q: Why is it advised to stay hydrated during the course of medication?
A: Taking diuretics can result in the formation of uric acid crystals in the joints because they cause excessive urination. Thus, it is important to stay hydrated while taking this tablet.
Q: What precautions should be taken when the medicine is being given to a breastfeeding mother?
A: The infant must be kept under constant monitoring and checked for signs of dehydration or any other side effects.
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Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 09:09 AM (IST)
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