Manufacturer: Sandoz (Novartis India Ltd)
Trade name: Lodiric
Strength: 100 mg
Active ingredient: Allopurinol
Category: Xanthine oxidase inhibitor
Pregnancy category: Allopurinol belongs to FDA pregnancy category C.
Uses: Allopurinol is used to treat gout and kidney stones. It is used to decrease levels of uric acid in patients receiving cancer chemotherapy.
How to use: Take Lodiric 100mg tablet orally once daily preferablly after food to reduce the stomach upset. For the teatment of gout you may need to take it for several weeks as directed by your doctor.
Side Effects: Stomach upset, nausea, diarrhea, or drowsiness
Dosage: Adult dose for gout: 100 mg orally once daily. For hyperuricemia secondary to chemotherapy the dose to 600 to 800 mg a day.
Written by: : healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: August 28th, 2015
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