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Aloric 300 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Allopurinol
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: November 25, 2019

Aloric 300 MG Tablet is widely used in treatment of gout and kidney stones. This medication works by blocking xanthine oxidase which reduces the amount of uric acid made by the body.

You should not take this drug if you are allergic to it. This medicine belongs to a class of drugs called xanthine oxidase inhibitors. Increased uric acid levels are the major cause for gout and kidney problems. Tell your doctor if:

This drug can be administered orally or in the form of an injection. The dosage of this medication will be based on your age, medical condition and your response to the treatment.

The usual dose is 100mg, administered once everyday. It is advised to take this medicine after meals. Follow the instructions of your doctor carefully to ensure the medication is effective.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Nephrologist before using this medicine.

This medication is used to treat:

  • Gout

  • Increased Blood Uric Acid

  • Hypersensitivity

  • Acute Gout

The side effects of this medication are as follows:

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 24 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The effect of this medicine can be observed in 2 to 3 days.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Inadequate data available. Women who are pregnant must consult doctor before using this drug.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    In case of breastfeeding, consult your doctor as it is not recommended to these women.
  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Dose adjustment is needed in patients suffering from renal impairment.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    Dose adjustment is needed in patients suffering from hepatic impairment.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Do not drive while consuming this medicine as it causes dizziness and drowsiness.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Aloric 300 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose should be skipped.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.
  • India

  • United States

  • Japan

This medicine belongs to the class xanthine oxidase inhibitor. It works by inhibiting xanthine oxidase enzyme thus inhibits the conversion of hypoxanthine to xanthine to uric acid without affecting the enzymes involved in purine and pyrimidine synthesis.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Alcohol

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    Lab

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Food

    Food

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    This drug interacts with oxypurinol, allopurinol, amoxicillin, neoplastic disease, etc.

Ques: What is Aloric 300 MG Tablet?

Ans: It is widely used in treating gout and kidney stones.

Ques: How long do I need to use Aloric 300 MG Tablet before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication to reach its peak effect is around 1 day to 1 week. Please consult your doctor for the time period you need to use this medication.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use Aloric 300 MG Tablet?

Ans: This medication is generally used once or twice a day. It is advised to consult your doctor before the usage, as the frequency also depends on the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use Aloric 300 MG Tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication is advised to be consumed orally. If you take it on an empty stomach, it might upset the stomach. Please consult the doctor before using it.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Aloric 300 MG Tablet?

Ans: It should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.
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