Allopurinol is a fast-acting prescription oral tablet, intended to prevent and dissolve urate bladder stones. Allopurinol is a xanthine oxidase inhibitor, which means it inhibits the production of uric acid, preventing the build up of the crystals in the urine that cause bladder and kidney stones. Allopurinol works by preventing the conversion of protein purines to uric acid. While Allopurinol prevents bladder and kidney stones, it can also dissolve stones that have already formed.Add this item to your cart:
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Dosage and Administration:
It is important to follow your Veterinarian's prescription instructions for your pet.
Give Allopurinol orally with water and food.
All Weights: 5mg per pound of body weight, once daily with food
Possible Side Effects:
Seek emergency veterinary aid if your pet experiences an allergic reaction such as, hives, difficulty breathing, swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat, blood in the urine, pain when urinating, a rash, eye irritation, fever, chills or joint aches or severe nausea or vomiting. Consult veterinarian if your pet experiences upset stomach or diarrhea, dizziness or drowsiness or an acute attack of arthritis, or anything out of the ordinary.
Possible Drug Interactions:
Ampicillin or amoxicillin may increase the risk of rash development. Notify your veterinarian if your pet is being given a thiazide diuretic, azathioprine, drugs used to treat cancer, cyclosporine, warfarin or theophylline. Consult to your veterinarian before administering additional prescription or over the counter medications.