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Can You Get Zyloprim (Allopurinol) Online?
Yes, licensed medical doctors can prescribe Zyloprim (Allopurinol) online after a medical evaluation.
You can speak with one of our online doctors to learn more about Zyloprim (Allopurinol). Book an online appointment with one of our top doctors using your phone or computer.
During your virtual visit, a physician will review your symptoms and medical history to provide a diagnosis. If the doctor determines that a patient would qualify for Zyloprim, they can write a prescription and electronically send it to a nearby pharmacy for pickup.
What Is Zyloprim (Allopurinol)?
Zyloprim is the brand name given to the drug allopurinol. It is commonly used to treat gout, elevated levels of uric acid in the body (usually caused by certain cancers and cancer treatments), and kidney stones.
Zyloprim is a type of medication known as a xanthine oxidase inhibitor. This class of drugs works by reducing the production of uric acid in the body. Uric acid levels occur when there is a malfunction in the kidney’s ability to eliminate uric acid efficiently.
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What Does Zyloprim (Allopurinol) Treat?
Zyloprim (Allopurinol) is used to treat gout and kidney stones as well as decrease uric acid levels in patients receiving chemotherapy. Cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy can have increased uric acid levels due to the release of uric acid as a result of dying cancer cells.
The medication is also used to treat seizures, infections, and pain caused by pancreas disease. There are also instances when the medication is used to improve survival after bypass surgery, prevent the rejection of kidney transplants or reduce ulcer relapses.
How Does Zyloprim Work?
Zyloprim (Allopurinol) works by inhibiting the production of uric acid. Uric acid is the product of the human purine metabolism.
Zyloprim inhibits the creation of an enzyme called xanthine oxidase that is responsible for the production of uric acid within the body. While xanthine cannot be converted to uric acid directly, it is an integral part of the process by which uric acid is produced.
Zyloprim (Allopurinol) Dosage and Treatment
The medication is administered through the mouth. It is usually taken at least once daily at the same time every day, or based on the medical guidelines provided by your doctor. In order to reduce the incidence of upset stomach, Zyloprim should be taken after a meal. If your dose happens to be more than 300 milligrams a day, you will have to take several smaller doses during the day.
The typical dose is 100 to 200 milligrams a day. It is important to drink water when using this medication. Each dose should be taken with a full glass of water in addition to at least 8 more glasses a day. If there is a medical reason for you to drink less water, please consult your doctor for more instructions. There are also other preventive measures that you may be instructed to do in order to decrease acid in your urine.
The dosage prescribed to you will be based on your particular medical condition and response to treatment. It is crucial that you use the medication according to your doctorâs prescription guidelines.
If you are taking the medication for gout, it may take up to several weeks before this medicine has an effect. While the body seeks to remove excess uric acid, it is not uncommon for you to experience more gout attacks for several months while on this medication.
Dosages might be adjusted for certain patients. Always follow the directions given by your doctor and the instructions on the prescription label.
What are the Benefits of Zyloprim (Allopurinol)?
Zyloprim helps in the reduction of uric acid which can cause gout and kidney problems. Users can expect to recover from elevated levels of uric acid through the use of this medication. Those suffering from gout can expect to recover by sticking to the prescribed guideline given by a doctor. The medication is available online through an online prescription.
The benefits of Zyloprim include:
- Helps prevent acute attacks of gout and reduce complications of gout such as crystalline deposits of uric acid, joint destruction, kidney stones, or kidney disease.
- Treats recurring kidney stones
- Helps reduce uric acid levels
What are the Side Effects of Zyloprim (Allopurinol)?
There are certain side effects that may be associated with the use of Zyloprim. There is the possibility that the use of this medication can induce:
- Upset stomach
In the event that these symptoms persist or worsen, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.
It should be understood that the prescription of this medicine is based on a benefit/risk assessment made by your doctor. The possibility of mild side effects should not be the reason to discontinue the use of this medication. Most people who use this medication do not experience serious side effects. Inform your doctor right away if you experience any serious side effects.
This medication also has the potential to cause a non-serious rash. It is possible that you will not be able to tell the difference between a non-serious rash and a rare severe reaction. Please consult your doctor and seek help right away if any rash develops.
There is also a very serious (possibly fatal) chance of allergic reaction to this drug; although this is rare. Please seek immediate medical attention if you notice any of the following symptoms of an allergic reaction:
- Itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat)
- Severe dizziness
- Trouble breathing
This is not an exhaustive list of possible side effects. If you are interested in learning more about possible side effects, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
What are Precautions of Zyloprim (Allopurinol)?
Before taking Zyloprim (Allopurinol), it is important to let your doctor or pharmacist know if you have ever had a severe reaction to it in the past, or have any other allergies. This product may contain certain inactive ingredients that can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist for more details.
Your doctor should be informed about your medical history before prescribing this medication. This is especially true if you have suffered any of the following:
- Liver disease
- Kidney disease
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Unusual diets (e.g. fasting)
There is a chance that this medication may make you drowsy. The use of alcohol or marijuana can make this condition worse. Do not operate any machinery, drive or perform any task that requires alertness after using this medication. The use of alcohol may also decrease the potential effectiveness of this drug; therefore, please limit alcohol consumption when taking this medication.
Older adults may be at increased risk of side effects when using this drug. This is because as kidney function declines with age, they may be less effective at removing Zyloprim from the system.
Pregnant users should only take this medication if there is a clear need. Please discuss the risk and benefits with your doctor. Zyloprim has the ability to pass into breast milk; nursing users should consult their doctor before breastfeeding.
Can You Request a Zyloprim (Allopurinol) Prescription Online?
Zyloprim is an effective medication for treating gout, kidney problems, and uric acid-related illnesses. You will need a prescription from a doctor after a medical evaluation to use this drug.
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