ZILOPRIM: antigout agent, treats pharmacological group of inhibitors of a xanthineoxidase

ZILOPRIM: antigout agent

ZILOPRIM is an antigout agent, treats pharmacological group of inhibitors of a xanthine oxidase. The preparation breaks synthesis of uric acid. The main action of ZILOPRIM – urostatic, it oppresses effect of enzyme which stimulates process of oxidation of oxypurine to xanthene, and its subsequent transformation into uric acid. These substances are much more readily soluble. Thus, the preparation reduces the level of uric acid in an organism and helps to dissolve urate, thereby preventing their adjournment in fabrics and kidneys.

ZILOPRIM

ZILOPRIM

Brand(s): Zyloprim, Capsule, tablets 100mg, tablets 300mg, intravenous powder for solution

Manufacturer: DSM Pharmaceuticals, Inc., marketed by Prometheus Laboratories, Inc.

Clinico-pharmacological group: hypoglycemic, antigouty. Lowers the maintenance of urate in serum of blood and prevents adjournment them in organism fabrics. Almost it is completely absorbed from a gastrointestinal tract. The maximum concentration is reached in 1,5 hours. The semi-removal period — 1-2 hours. It is removed by kidneys and through intestines.

Composition, structure and packing: ZYLOPRIM of 100 mg of a tablet white or almost white, in bottles on 200.

ZYLOPRIM of 300 mg of a tablet white, in the blister 60.

Basic ingredient: allopurinol 100mg/300mg

Other ingredients: povidone, corn starch, lactose, magnesium stearate

ZYLOPRIM of a tablet contain lactose, but doesn’t contain gluten and sucrose.

Dosage

Inside, after food. Begin with 100mg/days, once, then gradually increase a dose. If at a dose of 300 mg a day there are by-effects from a gastrointestinal tract, fractional reception is possible. Adult: 100-200mg in days, at a condition of average weight — 300-600mg in days, at a serious condition — 700-900mg in days. To children: to 15 years-10-20ÂĽml/kg in days (to 400 mg a day as much as possible) At the expressed renal failure-100mg in days or 100 mg with an interval more, than 1 day. The lowest doses are recommended to elderly patients.

Overdose

Massive overdosing or acute poisoning by ZYLOPRIM (allopurinol) has not been reported.

Symptoms: dizziness, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, oliguria. Treatment: the forced diuresis.

Side effects

Cardiovascular system: arterial hypertension, bradycardia.

Digestive tract: emergence the turbe dispeptiche of frustration (nausea, vomiting, belly-ache) is possible.

Nervous system: Headache, dizziness, depression, drowsiness.

Allergic reactions, on intolerance of components of a preparation are possible.

Indications for use

  • Gout;

    Syndrome of a lysis of a tumor;

    Inflammatory diseases of intestines;

    Reperfusion;

    hyperuricemia

    Epilepsy.

Contraindications

Chronic Heart Failure, Allergic Reaction causing Inflammation of Blood Vessels, Liver Problems, Extreme Loss of Body Water, Moderate to Severe Kidney Impairment.
At pregnancy and feeding by a breast it isn’t applied. In pregnancy and during breastfeeding appoint only in case the expected advantage for mother exceeds potential risk for the baby.

Where to buy?

You can buy Zilloprim as in conventional pharmacy so in Internet. This preparation is available only according to the recipe of the doctor.