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Synonyms for Zyloprim

a drug (trade name Zyloprim) used to treat gout and other conditions in which there is an excessive buildup of uric acid

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longitudinal patient-level claims data that on average, recently treated gout patients took allopurinol (Prometheus Laboratories' Zyloprim, generics) for an average of six months before switching to their current therapy.
Trandate is used in the treatment of hypertension, while Zyloprim is approved for the treatment of high levels of uric acid.
March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Food and Drug Administration's Onocologic Drugs Advisory Committee has unanimously recommended that the FDA approve an injectable form of the drug Zyloprim(R) (allopurinol sodium) as a treatment for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy -- which may produce elevated serum and urinary uric acid levels -- who cannot tolerate oral therapy with Zyloprim.
leukemia and lymphomas, can cause dangerous elevations of ser The committee's recommendations, while not binding, will be considered by the FDA in its review of the new drug application (NDA) for Zyloprim for Injection submitted by Burroughs Wellcome Co.
Burroughs Wellcome has provided Zyloprim for Injection since 1969 on a compassionate use basis for patients unable to tolerate oral therapy with allopurinol.