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Brand name: Allopurinol (Terry White Chemists)

Allopurinol (Terry White Chemists) is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) allopurinol. On this page you will find out more about Allopurinol (Terry White Chemists), including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)

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Active ingredient in this medicine: allopurinol

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Information for medicine and pack size:
Allopurinol (Terry White Chemists) 100 mg uncoated tablet, 200

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What this medicine is for

INDICATIONS AS AT 6 February 2003: Main clinical manifestations of urate/uric acid deposition. These are gouty arthritis, skin tophi and/or renal involvement through crystal deposition or stone formation. Such clinical manifestations may occur in: idiopathic gout; uric acid lithiasis; acute uric acid nephropathy; neoplastic disease and myeloproliferative disease with high cell turnover rates, in which high urate levels occur either spontaneously or after cytotoxic therapy, certain enzyme disorders which lead to overproduction of urate and involve: hypoxanthine guanine phosphoriboslytransferase including Lesch-Nyhan syndrome, glucose 6-phosphatase including glycogen storage disease, phosphoribosylpyrophosphate synthetase, phosphoribosylpyrophosphate amidotransferase. ALLOSIG is indicated for the management of 2,8-dihydroxyadenine (2,8-DHA) renal stones related to deficient activity of adenine phosphoribosyl transferase. ALLOSIG is indicated for the management of recurred mixed calcium oxalate renal stones in the presence of hyperuricosuria, when fluid, dietary and similar measures have failed.

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance Off-white biconvex round scored tablet marked "U4A".

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Dosage Form Tablet, uncoated
Route of administration Oral
Medicine schedule
200 tablets in 75ml glass bottle - tamper proof: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Bottle
Storage temperature Store below 30 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions Store in a Dry Place
Life time 4 Years
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 November 2017

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