ZYRIK 100MG contain Allopurinol which belongs to a group of medicine called enzyme inhibitors. It helps in reducing the level of uric acid in the body. This medicine reduces or prevent the formation of uric acid deposition in conditions such as gout or some types of kidney stones or kidney problems or when you are having treatment for cancer or some other conditions.
Increased uric acid production leads to deposition of sodium urate microcrystals at the joints and kidney. ZYRIK 100MG lowers the level of uric acid in the blood and urine by slowing down the speed of certain chemical reactions in your body. This medicine is rarely recommended for use in children and adolescents, except in malignant condition (especially leukaemia) and certain enzyme disorders such as Lesch-Nyhan syndrome. The common side effects are skin rash, increased level of thyroid stimulating hormone in the blood. Before taking this medicine tell your doctor if you have ever had kidney disease, heart disease, liver problems. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking this medicine.
USES OF ZYRIK 100MG
Helps in reducing the level of uric acid in the body in conditions such as gout or some types of kidney stones or kidney problems or during treatment of cancer
HOW ZYRIK 100MG WORKS
ZYRIK 100MG lowers the level of uric acid in the blood and urine by slowing down the speed of certain chemical reactions in your body.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Always take ZYRIK 100MG exactly as your doctor has told you. It must be taken after food. Try to take this medicine at the same time each day. It should be swallowed whole with water. Do not crush or chew the medicine.
SIDE EFFECTS OF ZYRIK 100MG
Fever and chills, headache, aching muscle (flu-like symptom) and generally feeling unwell
Serious hypersensitivity reactions involving skin rash, joint pain and abnormalities in blood and liver function tests (these may be signs of a multi-organ sensitivity disorder)
Bleeding in the lip, eye, mouth, nose, or genital
Ulcer of the mouth, throat, nose, genital areas
Widespread blister or peeling of the skin
Vomiting blood (haematemesis)
Liver problems such as liver inflammation
Serious allergic reaction which causes swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat, or difficulty breathing or swallowing, severe boils
Change in the amount of blood cell causing increased bruising, nosebleeds, sore throat, or infection
Swollen lymph glands, joint pain, swollen blood vessels, yellowing of the skin or eyes
Increased level of thyroid stimulating hormone in the blood
HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS
Avoid hot showers because hot water can irritate the skin. Do not rub or scratch the affected area. Use sunscreen and protective clothing when outdoors. Regularly use moisturizers to soothe and hydrate the affected area. If does not get better, speak to a doctor.
Apply hot or cold-water bag on your head. Take rest in a quiet and dark room. Drink tea or coffee.
Drink plenty of fluids and water. Avoid taking cold bath or showers.
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Zyrik 100 Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Zyrik 100 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Zyrik 100 Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Zyrik 100 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Occasionally drowsiness, dizziness or vertigo, ataxia and visual disturbances, may occur when taking Zyrik 100 Tablet. This may affect your driving ability.
Zyrik 100 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zyrik 100 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Zyrik 100 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zyrik 100 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Talk to your doctor if you are taking,
ACE inhibitor such as captopril (used to treat high blood pressure)
Antibiotics such as ampicillin and amoxicillin (used to treat bacterial infections)
Anticoagulants such as dicoumarol, phenprocoumon, warfarin (used to thin the blood)
Chlorpropamide and tolbutamide (used to treat diabetes)
Phenytoin, carbamazepine (used to treat epilepsy)
Azathioprine, mercaptopurine, cyclophosphamide (used for chemotherapy)
Ciclosporin (used to suppress the immune system following organ transplant and in immune related disorders)
Theophylline (used to treat asthma and breathing disorders)
Medicines used to reduce uric acid levels (e.g. probenecid, salicylate)
Anti-viral drug such as vidarabine
Other medicine (used to treat gout)
Didanosine (used to treat HIV infection)
Cytostatics such as doxorubicin, bleomycin, procarbazine, alkyl halogenides
Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.
FAQs ABOUT ZYRIK 100MG
Q: Can ZYRIK 100MG cause headache? A: Yes, this medicine may cause headache in some individuals. Apply hot or cold-water bag on your head. Take rest in a quiet and dark room. Drink tea or coffee.
Q: Can I take ZYRIK 100MG during breast feeding? A: No, it is excreted in the human breast milk. It is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
Q: Can I take ZYRIK 100MG during kidney disease? A: It should be used with caution in patients suffering from active kidney diseases.