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1. About allopurinol

Allopurinol is a medicine used to lower levels of uric acid in your blood. If you produce too much uric acid or your kidneys do not filter enough out, it can build up and cause tiny, sharp crystals to form in and around your joints. Guide for Find a Podiatrist

Allopurinol is used to treat gout and kidney stones.

It may also be prescribed if you're having some types of cancer treatment. Some treatments can cause a build-up of uric acid.

Allopurinol comes as 100mg and 300mg tablets and is only available on prescription.

Allopurinol is also known by the brand names Zyloric and Uricto.

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Spending Time With a Podiatrist…

Work shadowing is a great way of finding out about Podiatry first hand. It gives you the opportunity to see the work they do and it’s great to be able to speak with someone who has the experience of both training and working as a Podiatrist. Podiatry degree admission tutors are also keen to see that you have some experience of podiatry first hand so that you are more aware of what is involved.

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements vary for each course, so we recommend that you contact the admissions tutor to check what qualifications you will need. Some funding is available for podiatry training click here to find out more.