An antigout agent - It is for joint pain and swelling due to gouty arthritis
What should I watch for while using this medicine?Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. You may need periodic blood checks.
Aspirin and non- steroidal antiinflammatory drugs like ibuprofen can make this medicine less effective. Do not treat yourself for headaches or pain. Ask your doctor or health care professional for advice.
Alcohol can increase the chance of getting stomach problems and gout attacks. Do not drink alcohol.
You may need to be on a special diet while taking this medicine. Check with your doctor. Also, ask how many glasses of fluid you need to drink a day. You must not get dehydrated.
This medicine can interfere with some urine glucose tests. If you use such tests talk with your health care professional.
What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
This list may not describe all possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1- 800- FDA- 1088.