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Allopurinol (Zyloprim, Aloprim) is a drug used to treat gout. Elevated levels of blood uric acid levels can also cause kidney disease and stones. Side effects, drug interactions, and warnings and precautions should be reviewed prior to taking this medication.


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      • What is gout?
      • What causes gout?
      • What are risk factors for gout?
      • What are gout symptoms and signs?
      • How is gout diagnosed?
      • When should gout be treated?
      • What is the treatment for gout?
      • Do gout medications have any side effects?
      • What foods should people with gout avoid?
      • What complications are associated with gout?
      • What is the prognosis of gout?
      • Is it possible to prevent gout?
      • What research is being done on gout?
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Terms related to allopurinol:

  • Aloprim
  • Zyloprim