Allopurinol (Generic) Tablets
- Product Description
- Safety Information
- Side Effects
- Additional Information
Allopurinol (al-oh-pyoor-i-nol) in dogs, is used to treat and prevent the formation of certain types of kidney and urinary bladder stones. It is also used alone or in combination with other drugs to treat certain parasitic infections including leishmaniasis and American trypanosomiasis. In birds and reptiles, allopurinol is prescribed to treat gout (a type of joint inflammation).
- Used in many different animals
- Prevents recurrent bladder stones
- Good for breeds prone to blood flow abnormalities
Consult with your veterinarian for proper dosage and course of treatment.
Allopurinol should not be given to pregnant or nursing animals and should not be used in puppies.
This drug should be used with caution in animals that have liver or kidney problems and in red-tailed hawks, as they appear to be sensitive to the drug.
Food and Drug Interactions
Other drugs can interact with this medication, so be sure to tell your veterinarian and pharmacist what medications (including vitamins, supplements, or herbal therapies) you give your animal
Keep away from children and other animals. Not for Human consumption
Possible Side Effects
The most common adverse reaction to allopurinol is a skin rash
Contact your veterinarian if you believe your pet is experiencing side effects.
Store at room temperatures between 68° - 77°F.