Primary and secondary gout.
(in Tablet form)
Mild gout: 200 to 300 mg/day.
Moderately severe tophaceous gout: 400 to 600 mg/day. The minimal effective dosage is 100 to 200 mg daily and the maximal recommended dosage is 800 mg daily. To reduce the possibility of flare-up of acute gouty attacks, it is recommended that the patient start with a low dose of Allopurinol (100 mg daily) and increase at weekly intervals by 100 mg until a serum uric acid level of 6 mg/day or less is attained but without exceeding the maximal recommended dosage.
Recurrent calcium oxalate stones: 200 to 300 mg/day.
Age 6-10 years: In secondary hyperuricemia associated with malignancies may be given 300 mg Allopurinol daily.
Age under 6 years: generally given 150 mg daily.
Manufacturer: Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd.