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What happens if I miss a dose (Zyloprim)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Zyloprim)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while taking allopurinol (Zyloprim)?
Avoid being near people who are sick or have infections. Tell your doctor at once if you develop signs of infection.
Allopurinol may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert.
Avoid drinking alcohol. It may worsen your condition.
Your doctor may recommend a special diet to help treat your condition. Follow your diet and medication routines very closely.
What other drugs will affect allopurinol (Zyloprim)?
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with allopurinol. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about allopurinol.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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