Allopurinol



a substance, C 5 H 4 N 4 O, used primarily in the treatment of chronic gout to decrease the synthesis of uric acid.
noun
a synthetic drug that reduces blood concentrations of uric acid and is administered orally in the treatment of gout. Formula: C5H4N4O

allopurinol al·lo·pu·ri·nol (āl’ō-pyur’ə-nôl’, -nōl’)
n.
A drug that inhibits the synthesis of uric acid and is used to treat gout and other hyperuricemic conditions.

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