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Tell the doctor of all prescription and nonprescription medication you may use, especially: allopurinol.
This medication can interfere with the uric acid in the blood sample tubes when the tubes remain at room temperature, therefore leading to falsely low uric acid results. Laboratory personnel must follow special procedures to process the blood sample.
This document does not contain all possible interactions. Therefore, before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all the products you use. Keep a list of all your medications with you, and share the list with your doctor and pharmacist.
OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US national poison hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canadian residents should call their local poison control center directly.
NOTES: Laboratory tests (e.g., uric acid levels) should be performed to monitor your progress.
MISSED DOSE: It is important to receive each dose as scheduled. If you miss a dose, contact your doctor immediately to establish a new schedule.
STORAGE: Not applicable. This medication is given in a hospital or clinic and will not be stored at home.
Information last revised June 2010. Copyright(c) 2010 First Databank, Inc.
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