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Scientific Name: Allopurinol
Brand Name: Aloprim, Zyloprim
Company Owner: Apotex inc etobicoke site, Caraco pharmaceutical laboratories ltd, Mutual pharmaceutical co inc, Mylan pharmaceuticals inc, Northstar healthcare holdings ltd, Par pharmaceutical inc, Purepac pharmaceutical co, Sandoz inc, Superpharm corp, Vintage pharmaceuticals inc, Watson laboratories inc, Abbott laboratories pharmaceutical products div, Dr reddys laboratories louisiana llc, Prometheus laboratories inc, Bedford laboratories, Bioniche pharma usa llc
Mechanism Of Action Allopurinol is a structural analog of the natural purine base, hypoxanthine. After ingestion, allopurinol is metabolized to its active metabolite, oxypurinol (
Description of the Drug: Allopurinol is a xanthine oxidase inhibitor used to reduce urinary and serum uric acid concentrations in patients with gout, recurrent calcium oxalate calculi, and various malignancies.
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Source: DrugBank Online – Retrieved 2023-01-23 from