Allopurinol

Therapeutic class 治療性藥物
Antigout 抗痛風
Ingredients :
Allopurinol BP 100mg per tablet
Allopurinol
BP 300mg per tablet

Indication:
Gout & hyperuricaemia

Dosage:
Adults (including the elderly) :
Starting dose : 100-300 mg/day, which may be increased depending on the severity of the condition.
Your dosage may be altered by your doctor if you have reduced kidney and liver function particularly if
you are elderly.

Leukaemia and certain enzyme disorders (e.g. Lesch-Nyhan Syndrome) in Children (under 15 years) :
10-20 mg/kg body weight/day or 100-400 mg/day

If the daily dose exceeds 300 mg/day, your doctor may prescribe Allopurinol-TEVA
in divided doses.

If you have kidney or liver problems, your doctor may monitor you during your treatment.

You should continue to take these tablets for as long as your doctor tells you to. If you forget to
take a tablet, take one as soon as you remember, unless it is nearly time to take the next one.
Never take two doses together. Take the remaining doses at the correct time.

If you see another doctor or go into hospital, let him or the staff know what medicines you are taking.

If you (or someone else) swallows a lot of the tablets all together, or if you think a child has swallowed
any of the tablets, contact your nearest hospital casualty department or your doctor immediately.
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