If your have your treatments at a clinic, the staff at the clinic will keep your medicine there.
If you have your treatments at home, you should be given a special container for the used needles, medicine bottles, and tubes. Put it where children or pets cannot reach it.
If you have your treatments at home, you may need to store your medicine. You should store the unopened bottles at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Store mixed or prepared medicine at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
Make sure your doctor knows if you are using blood thinners (such as Coumadin®), diuretics (such as hydrochlorothiazide), ampicillin, amoxicillin, cyclosporine, azathioprine (Imuran®), or mercaptopurine (Purinethol®).
Avoid taking large doses of vitamin C while you are using this medicine.
Check with your doctor before using this medicine if you have diabetes, high blood pressure, heart failure, seizures, kidney disease, liver disease, or other medical problems.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk with your doctor before using this medicine.
This medicine may make you drowsy. Be careful when driving a car or using machinery.
Stop using allopurinol and call your doctor right away if you notice a skin rash, pain when you use the bathroom (urinate), blood in your urine, irritation of your eyes, or swelling of your lips or mouth.
Your doctor may want to test your blood while you are using this medicine. Be sure to keep all appointments.