What is Puricos?

Category: Prescription Drugs


Generic name: Allopurinol

Puricos is an international name for the medication allopurinol. Allopurinol is a xanthine oxidase inhibitor that is used to prevent gouty arthritis, nephropathy (kidney damage) and kidney stones; and to treat secondary hyperuricemia (elevated blood levels of uric acid).

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Puricos

Side effect Patients


Based on patients currently taking Puricos

Dosage Patients
300 mg daily 2
100 mg daily 1


Currently taking Puricos

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
10 years or more 2
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
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There are no evaluations for Puricos.