ADENO

Found in: Hong Kong

Active ingredients

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Active Ingredient
Description
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Allopurinol is a xanthine-oxidase inhibitor. Allopurinol and its main metabolite oxipurinol lower the level of uric acid in plasma and urine by inhibition of xanthine oxidase, the enzyme catalyzing the oxidation of hypoxanthine to xanthine and xanthine to uric acid.

Medicine classification

ATC Code
Title
Class
Allopurinol
M Musculo-skeletal system → M04 Antigout preparations → M04A Antigout preparations → M04AA Preparations inhibiting uric acid production

Identifiers

Authority
Identifier(s)
Department of Health Drug Office (HK)
Identifier(s): 66894