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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
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.