Zyloprim is a prescription medication that is used to treat conditions including gout and certain types of kidney stones. Zyloprim may also be used to increase the level of uric acid in patients receiving cancer chemotherapy. Zyloprim contains the drug allopurinol and works by reducing the amount of uric acid produced by the body.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of Zyloprim include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of allopurinol:
What should I do if I miss a dose of Zyloprim?
If you miss a dose of Zyloprim, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
Is there a generic alternative to Zyloprim?
Generic Zyloprim is known as allopurinol. Generic Zyloprim is available in strengths of 100mg and 300mg. Only the brand name Zyloprim is available in 200mg.