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  1. Itchy legs- Which medication side-effect
    ... Thyroxine 25mcg Fluxetine (Prozac) 20mg Warfarin 3/4mg Allopurinol 100mg Lansoprazole 30mg Thiamine 100mg Prescription...

  2. Concerned about father
    ... dur Rho metformin Norvasc apo hydro lipidil supra allopurinol paxil flomax benedryl ventolin advar discs dilaudid...

General Health board

  1. Relief for Gout?
    ... less than 10 dollars. For long term, a drug like allopurinol (an old generic) can be used to lower uric acid levels...

Arthritis board

  1. single joint pain
    ... interpertation of "weak positive". He also tried me on allopurinol for gout. There was no change while on this med....

  2. Gout - Can Tart Cherry Extract really help me?
    ... and less frequent. I also take 300mg (2 x 150mg) of allopurinol per day. Thanks guys. And C'mon tell me if you...

  3. any one with gout??
    ... kidney function.) The medications are usually (1) allopurinol , which helps lower the production of uric acid, or ... (2) colchicine (derived from a plant bulb). Allopurinol has to be taken continuously to be effective, but...

  4. How to Remove Gout Tophi
    ... tophis surgically. I think the best way is to take allopurinol and 8 cups of water a day. This will allow the solid...

  5. GOUT aka GOUTY ARTHRITIS
    ... went away at the 22 hour mark. I started taking allopurinol , 300 mg. per day, and foot pain has never recurred...
    ... ends the attack. The usual "cure" is to take daily allopurinol for life...it prevents the body from making so much...
    ... future. I started itching when I tried to take the Allopurinol , and I also have NEVER shown a high uric acid level ... since it is a documented killer (especially before Allopurinol entered the scene)....
    ... rid of tophi once formed, it takes more than just allopurinol ...it take allopurinol PLUS an agent to dump the uric ... take though, lots; of side effects. I've been takig allopurinol for a zillion years and the tophus on my thumb won ... why people often get an attack when first starting allopurinol ....
    ... ..its as if the medical community has said "Well, Allopurinol and a few others have covered most people, so we really...
    ... in that same area. I havent been able to take the Allopurinol because of the itching when I take it, so I havent...

  6. Gout
    ... gout and nothing else. I started taking 400 mg. allopurinol to lower my uric acid (it was over 7) and the pain ... weird and interesting. I'm trying to reduce my allopurinol after all these years, but as I approach 100 mg./day...

  7. Has anyone ever had gout thats lasted over two months?
    ... going to go the diet route but I might have to take allopurinol just to get my uric acid level down. Mike...

  8. Gout and what to expect in the ER. Please help!
    ... gets an injection of steroids and he has been taking allopurinol every day and his attacks have been under control...

  9. Help with gout
    ... sodium nitrite. Usual meds are the anti-fungals: allopurinol and colchicine. Though some doubt the wisdom of colchicine...

  10. How long does it take for Mobic to take effect?
    ... on any info how i got it from blisters and i take Allopurinol which does it the job and sometimes get pain killers...

  11. need Gout help
    ... a podiatrist but any doctor can legally prescribe Allopurinol and Colchicine the two drugs that are probably being...

  12. Gout help needed
    ... and probenecid. It's a shame that he cannot take allopurinol . I and almost everyone I've ever spoken to with gout...

  13. Diagnosed with Gout. Help required!
    ... of NSAIDS like Vioxx and Distalgesic in addition to Allopurinol and a multivitamin. Lets hope this works. Anyway...

  14. New doc, new diagnosis!
    ... of NSAIDS like Vioxx and Distalgesic in addition to Allopurinol and a multivitamin. Lets hope this works. Anyway...

  15. Anybody know anything that helps Gout?
    ... attacks in my 30's also. With the pennies a day for ALLOPURINOL (200 or 300 mg depending on how I'm eating,) and I ... disappeared. I'd never be without a bottleful! ALLOPURINOL is a godsend and allows you to eat whatever you want...
    ... several times and can relate to. His doctor prescribed Allopurinol for him. He takes 2 pills per day and has been without ... about 3 years. It has really saved his day. The Allopurinol is covered by insurance, but I don't believe it's...

  16. Gout Support
    ... and haven't noticied anything odd in my diet. Does allopurinol help? What are the side effects? I really hate being...

  17. ~Husband diagnosed with Gout~Any Advice?~
    ... treatment of it. Once this attack subsides, I'm trying allopurinol . My father takes it and it seems to work. He does...
    ... treatment of it. Once this attack subsides, I'm trying allopurinol . My father takes it and it seems to work. He does ... Orkrist and the rest of the fellow gout sufferers. Allopurinol , (or zyloprym), it's a long term medication and once ... , you must use it for the rest of your life. What allopurinol does, is "fooling" your body into cut down on uric ... acid production because that is what allopurinol does, causes a gout attack and when you first start ... saffron roots. I also want to note that I never touched allopurinol . I hope all of you have as less attacks as possible...
    ... wondering when anyone was going to mention Colchicine,and Allopurinol . I know more men than women usually have Gout.But ... bad. Then she cut the dosage down,and also gave her Allopurinol . But she told her when she had a flare up of the gout...
    ... doctors flounder around without a clue. Anyhoo, Daily allopurinol of 200 mg/day has prevented all but one attack in ... Now if I'm having a chocolate feast, I turn up the allopurinol to 300 mg. and can eat anything I want and still keep ... you have gout, don't screw around with it, get on allopurinol . Uncontrolled, the disease is a killer and will destroy...

  18. GOUT
    ... aside from reducing animal protein consumption - is allopurinol . BTW, there are several classes of meds/drugs that ... reference articles: MEDLINEplus Drug Information Allopurinol (Systemic) [url="http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus...

Back Problems board

  1. Colchicine and Back Pain
    ... great claims to it's efficacy. I HAVE gout and use allopurinol for control and have colchicine for emergencies like...

Foot & Ankle Problems board

  1. Medial Sesamoid problems or Compressed Proper Digital Plantar nerve?
    ... shoes. I have gout which is now under control with allopurinol . I have had x-rays, CT scan and an MRI on my left...

  2. Gout is Really Scaring Me, Help!
    ... Beetle, The treatment is allopurinol daily to keep uric acid levels low. THis is done for ... haven't had an attack in 7 years thanks to my daily allopurinol , 300 mg. AND it's a cheap generic drug....
    ... I just want to run this by you. I have gout take allopurinol & if it gets bad take colchicine & thats it. Well...

  3. big toe pain
    ... joint. It makes the joint reddish and very sore. Allopurinol is used to treat gout, which is caused by too much ... foods to avoid, what foods to eat, and continue taking Allopurinol . Talk to your doctor... Hope this helps!...

Brain & Nervous System Disorders board

  1. Worried about my husband
    ... history to speak of, and only takes medication for gout ( Allopurinol , Colchicine, and Indocin). Any help or words of...

Cancer board

  1. My Husband's Cancer
    ... through the system. If your husband was also being given allopurinol during this phase, then this might be what was going...

Chemotherapy board

  1. Painful legs after chemotherapy
    ... I was prescribed with allopurinol to prevent me getting gout cause apparently that can...

Leukemia board

  1. Chemo Side--Efects???

Lymphomas board

  1. Numb fingers with ABVD
    ... Thanks for the reply. Interesting that you mention allopurinol , as they gave me that for the first two cycles only...
    ... interesting. I was told that although they were giving me allopurinol for two cycles, I probably only needed it for one...

  2. TO Debbie
    ... So its like this. Predisone 40mg every morning. allopurinol which is a medicine for gout to protect my kidneys...

Diet & Nutrition board

  1. Decaffeinated Coffee
    ... be able to also discontinue my daily antigout med... allopurinol for 20 years. Life with ONLY a cholesterol med...

Bowel Disorders board

  1. Re: Black sticky stools and abdominal pain?
    ... day)and 6g of fish oil (Omega3) a day and well as Allopurinol 200mg/day.. Could this have anything to do with it...

  2. Bile in Urine, always serious???
    ... barbiturates (sleeping meds) diuretics chlorpromazine allopurinol and others. Secondly, I guess in your research you...

Crohn's Disease / Ulcerative Colitis board

  1. Crohn's - Different Treatment
    ... and I want them. My doctor is going to start me on Allopurinol and cut my Imuran dose to 25mg/day. This should reduce...

Inner Ear Disorders board

  1. Bilateral Peripheral Vestibular Deficit - Whats that really mean?
    ... I take Lotrel Atenolol Was on paxil Was on allopurinol Prevacid Now im also on Zoloft and Xanax, but...

Thyroid Disorders board

  1. Niacin and Hypothyroid
    ... result until mid-December. My only meds are Niacin, Allopurinol and Fish Oil. There are studies that show vitamin...

Angina board

  1. Angina
    ... ) My only lifelong prescription drugs will be allopurinol and Lipitor or whatever statin goes generic first...

Blood and Blood Vessel board

  1. coumadin / gout
    ... that is about three days. Not fun. Plus he is taking allopurinol to control the gout this drug does interact with the...

Heart Disorders board

  1. The Dr says normal
    ... pain of gout in your big toe. I assume you're taking allopurinol daily. There have been MANY studies implicating...
    ... and by then it was too late. Again, OY! :D The Allopurinol though, I had a few problems with. This will be lengthy ... confused on whether or not I should try to take the Allopurinol again (I was only on it a few days, but she wasnt...
    ... the man with the knife:D...check the Liver Board. Allopurinol is the mainstay of gout treatment. It's really the ... in the midst of an attack it is wise to take each allopurinol with ONE colchicine...in fact there is an Rx preparation ... that has been put on the back burner only because allopurinol is such a WONDER DRUG. Alas, after decades of allopurinol...

  2. My feet are so sore, is it the meds.
    ... acid test was a risky 6.2 :) because I am keeping my allopurinol at 200 mg. and even 100 mg, Even yesterday I took...

  3. Aspirin For Women
    ... saw it. I am currently doing a 60 day trial WITHOUT allopurinol (to judge it's efffect on an annoying couple rashes...

  4. What causes the muscle soreness and swelling?
    ... of gout reaction. Due to gout I am now taking 300mg allopurinol in two daily doses of 150mg. That fixes the gout and...

High & Low Blood Pressure board

  1. Switching from one med to another. . .time to be effective
    ... 40-12.5mg) AM Norvasc (10mg) PM Allopurinol (100mg) PM to prevent gout, side effect...

  2. Kidneys and Meds
    ... due to kidney damage: acetaminophen (in excess) allopurinol antibiotics enalapril oral contraceptives thiazide...

  3. HIGH BP, then mild stroke, and now Low BP
    ... other medication and acid control in stomach, and Allopurinol 300mg for gout. I have suffered gout attacked...

  4. Question about Enalapril/HCTZ 10-25
    ... diet Dr took blood work sd it was ok. He also takes allopurinol for gout. I think it's the 1st time he took a diuretic...

  5. Gout & Diuretics & aspirin
    ... LOSARTAN (aka Cozaar.) Alas it also causes excretion of allopurinol which mimics uric acid (the chemistry is FASCINATING ... hypertensives trying to avoid/control gout withOUT using allopurinol , it seem to me that the ideal, though weak antihypertensive...

  6. Flowergirl re: diuretics, uric acid, blood tests
    ... mentioned a drug used as a preventative that's called Allopurinol (I wrote it down). I know that trying to control uric...

  7. Asprin?
    ... preventative med for keeping the Uric Acid levels down is Allopurinol . I started taking it twice, but both times I started...
    ... body? Yes, there is a fairly benign drug called allopurinol ...cheap too. aken every day it causes the body to ... bothe tedious and usually inefffective, But before allopurinol that;s all they had...until the patient died of gout...
    ... since I am still not taking anything after tryign the Allopurinol ...I really hope that eating cherries everyday helps...
    ... times: NOT MINE! ANYBODY with gout...please go on allopurinol . Even if the gout isn't crucifying your joints, it ... probably your coronary arteries as well. (Psst, allopurinol is a LOT cheaper than cherry juice. :D) N.B. I...

  8. Hydrochlorot side effects after long use?
    ... couple months with a wonky "bunion." I was lowering my allopurinol because I am getting concerned about long term effects ... after all these years. So after a month of 100 mg. allopurinol , my "bunion" starts aching when I step on it first ... the morning and for about an hour later. I upped the allopurinol and with a few days, NO MORE "BUNION." So, I guess ... retention and losartan causes uric acid excretion but ALSO allopurinol and oxypurinol (its metabolite) excretion. And to...

  9. Stopped Meds got a 193/79 Need Advise
    ... more salt.) My reason is tedious. I've taked daily allopurinol for 20 years and I have a recurring facial dermatitis ... After decades of usem people can develop trouble with allopurinol for gout. I want to see what happens with no allopurinol ... same. THus I dare not continue diuretics without the allopurinol . So to STOP the allopurinol, I must STOP the diuretic...

  10. Swelling-Shortness of breath
    ... addition to the drugs aforementioned, he takes daily: ALLOPURINOL 200 MG,AMIODARONE 200 MG, DEMADEX 60 MG, METOPROLOL...
    ... diuretic, like most diuretics, can cause gout...hence the allopurinol . Are you sure the Potassium isn't 60 MeQ, 60 mg....

  11. Angiotensin receptor blockers and myocardial infarction
    ... very well to thiazides (as long as I take my daily allopurinol :D:D) Do you find that Cozaar does the job for...

  12. Addictive Thiazides
    ... people are finding that the formerly THOUGHT-innocuous allopurinol is causing problems for long term users (like auto...

  13. Does Anyone Know This Kind Of Pain
    ... of pain but will stop gout pain in 24 hours. Daily ALLOPURINOL will keep uric acid levels low and he need never suffer...

  14. My Trial Results
    ... 22 colchicines in one day:). I've been on daily allopurinol for about 15 years now and had only one acute attack ... So I guess you're right...daily thiazide + daily allopurinol seems AOK....

  15. Has anyone dropped Diovan and done alright?
    ... problem with my Lipitor, and am continuing it. It and my allopurinol are the only 2 GOOD drugs I take.)...

  16. Monotherapy
    ... than a thiazide monotherapy because I have gout (take allopurinol ) and lovastatin is uricosuric. It also RAISES potassium...

  17. Is being on a diuretic for a long time bad?
    ... LIKE the concept of Lipitor for my cholesterol and allopurinol for my GOUT! Other than glucose/insulin difficulties...

  18. Questions About Diuretics
    ... controlled diabetic.) It's all balance. I take MORE allopurinol to combat the thiazide. You'll just have to keep searching...
    ... thiazides aren't bumping it up. I ASSUME you are on daily allopurinol . If NOT, then you really can't take thiazides at all...

  19. Plavix -Possible Side Effects - Fever
    ... I've been taking since the FLOOD are HCTZ, Cozaar, allopurinol , and Lipitor.) I took Norvasc in December but gave...

High Cholesterol board

  1. blood tests and lipitor
    ... transformed my bloodfats these last 9 years and the allopurinol that completely controls my gout the last 25 years...

  2. opinions sought-Do I need statin?
    ... attacks. Have you had any problems or do you think the Allopurinol 300 mg takes care of it? Also, I would be interested ... to know when you take the Allopurinol in relation to when you take the Niacin. Thanks...
    ... The allopurinol and the COZAAR (a uricosuric antihypertensive) take...
    ... ahem, I hate to type this but they are finding that allopurinol is not quite so innocuouus as once thought. There ... blood counts should be performed in all patients on allopurinol . Alterations in liver enzymes, including transient ... I wouldn't know WHAT to do if I had to give up the allopurinol ...die of kidney disease presumably.:) Alas I DO have...
    ... approximately 8 years and wish I would have started on Allopurinol when they started. One doctor even stuck Cortisone ... that you specifically have done concerning the use of Allopurinol ? When my doctor orders my lab, it is typically for...
    ... functions, and uric acid. I am currently trying 200 mg. allopurinol and will get tested next month especially for uric ... acid. THe lower the better as long as the allopurinol is still an effective dose. I have toyed with...

  3. Policosanol
    ... line. Do you mean to be saying that you take 300 mg. ALLOPURINOL for high uric acid? In any case, pseudo-gout is cause ... poor results. p.s. I take either 200 or 300 mg. allopurinol for gout. It works superbly...no attack for almost...
    ... I take the Allopurinol for high uric acid but my symptoms were never in the ... like you, I haven't had any problems with it while on Allopurinol . Other than my Allegra, it's the one prescription...
    ... inflammatory razor sharp crystals of uric acid. Life before allopurinol (1963) must have been Hell on Earth for gout sufferers...
    ... etc. . . but it would never help. I have been on Allopurinol 300 mg (100 for about a year). My only is issue is ... 6 (high end normal being 5.6). I believe it's the Allopurinol causing the high ALT it because I was off Crestor...
    ... to CRYSTAL. My highest was 9 before I started the allopurinol and now I get under 5 (in spite of diuretics, all...
    ... surgeon look at my feet sometime before starting on the allopurinol and he felt my bones were eroding so that helped convince ... me to start the allopurinol . The biggest factor was my son. He had just started ... the street. So, I figured it was time to start the Allopurinol ! My pharmacist says "it's a safe, old drug" and I ... doctor has never felt the high ALT was due to the allopurinol , however, I just can't figure out what else would...

  4. A poll among the member's please
    ... cholesterol control: 250 mg. Mg++ (as the oxide) allopurinol to keep uric acid low Alcohol, curently none...alas...

  5. Vytorin
    ... folic acid with a special formulation that includes allopurinol for those with gout: The pills will retail at $22...

  6. New Test Results
    ... 5 uric acid. Whatever else you do, get on 200 mg allopurinol . It's as cheap as drugs get. In the meantime don't...
    ... 5 uric acid. Whatever else you do, get on 200 mg allopurinol . It's as cheap as drugs get. In the meantime don't ... water? Yes, i am going to ask my doc to put me on allopurinol when i meet him on monday. No i am not taking any ... can i do to reduce my uric acid besides getting on allopurinol ?...
    ... attack in the last decade I can say with certainty.... allopurinol is the ONLY practical thing you can do- It works wonders...
    ... attack in the last decade I can say with certainty.... allopurinol is the ONLY practical thing you can do- It works wonders ... day before. He put me on a statin. I asked him about allopurinol but he said that i should wait a while before start ... argument. Like you i think that i should already be on allopurinol . This is even more so important after the doc opined ... two out of the three. So what should i do ? Start allopurinol without prescription? Or should i go to another doc...

  7. Statins and Nausea?
    ... wasn't taking the chlosterol down at all. I also take allopurinol (for gout ... and it works great) and cardizem (for...

  8. New Results
    ... are pretty much useless as far as uric acid goes... allopurinol is the be-all and end-all)). Get back on Omega...
    ... are pretty much useless as far as uric acid goes... allopurinol is the be-all and end-all)). Get back on Omega ... doc. Lets see what he tells. If he asks me to take Allopurinol i would unhestiantly take it. Anyway by any chance...

Lupus board

  1. New to board
    ... also had uric acid crystals in my kidneys. Was on allopurinol for years, but got slack and went off medication....

Hepatitis board

  1. Granulomatous Hepatitis with FNH
    ... bacterial, viral and parasitic), certain medications (like allopurinol or ingested mineral oil), lymphoma, and certain autoimmune...

Gallbladder board

  1. elevated alt statin cholesterol or gall bladder?
    ... could be due to diseased gall bladder (not Crestor or Allopurinol as I had suspected?). He advised that elevated ALT...

Kidney Disorders board

  1. Allipurinol
    ... Hi Lovenlife, I have been on allopurinol (zyloprim) for years to reduce levels of uric acid ... system. According to my doctors (various specialists) allopurinol is one of the safest and most effective drugs ever ... considered essential for good health. Looks like allopurinol may be part of your life. Cheers Ron....
    ... I too, take Allopurinol (100 mg at night). I started after having unbearable ... crystals, thus gout. It hurts like #$ll! I take the Allopurinol to avoid this, and it has worked perfectly since I...

  2. And finally it is time for the stones....
    ... why I am making these stones. I have been on the allopurinol and urocit k for almost a year now and it is obviously...


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