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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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The biggest reduction, though, came with eating fresh cherries while taking the anti-gout medication allpurinol (Lopurin, Zyloprim.) That combination was linked to a 75 percent reduction in risk.
There are currently five drugs that can be used to treat gout: allopurinol (Zyloprim), colchicine (Colcrys), febuxostat (Uloric), pegloticase (Krys-texxa), and probenecid.
Reddy's launched alopurinol (a generic version of Prometheus Inc.'s Zyloprim); risperidone ODT 1 mg, 3 mg, and 4 mg (the generic equivalent of Janssen LP's Risperdal M-Tab); cetirizine syrup (the generic equivalent of Pfizer Inc.'s Zyrtec); risperidone solution (a generic version of Janssen's Risperdal solution); ranitidine syrup (the generic version of GlaxoSmithKline's Zantac; glyburide metformin (the generic equivalent of Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.'s Glucovance); and nateglinide (a generic version of Novartis' Starlix).
The xanthine oxidase inhibitor allo-purinol (brand name Zyloprim) may be prescribed short-term to reduce or inhibit the dog's production of uric acid, which can help dissolve stones.
Allopurinol (Zyloprim) works by blocking the production of uric acid, and is used to prevent gout attacks over a longer period of time, but is not effective for acute gout attacks.
Allopurinol (Aloprim, Zyloprim) prevents uric acid build-up long-term.
If attacks continue and tophi develop, however, the doctor may prescribe medicine to treat hyperuricemia, most commonly allopurinol (Zyloprim) and probenecid (Benemid).