allopurinol
(= 4-hydroxypyrazolo-(3,4-d) pyrimidine)
A xanthine oxidase inhibitor used in the treatment of gout.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Allopurinol — Général Nom IUPAC 1,2 dihydro 4H pyrazolo[3,4 d]pyrimidin 4 one No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Allopurinol — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Estructura química del allopurinol. Allopurinol es un compuesto químico empleado como medicamento frente a la hiperuricemia (exceso de ácido úrico en plasma sanguíneo) y sus complicaciones, como la gota …   Wikipedia Español

  • allopurinol — ● allopurinol nom masculin Médicament qui inhibe la synthèse de l acide urique dans l organisme. (Il est utilisé dans le traitement de la goutte.) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • allopurinol — [al′ō pyoor′ə nôl΄, al′ō pyoor′ənōl΄; al΄əpyoor′ə nôl΄, al΄əpyoor′ə nōl΄] n. a white, powdery drug that is an isomer of hypoxanthine and inhibits the production of uric acid: used to treat gout …   English World dictionary

  • Allopurinol — Not to be confused with Enalapril. Allopurinol Systematic (IUPAC) name …   Wikipedia

  • Allopurinol — Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Allopurinol Andere Namen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • allopurinol — /al euh pyoor euh nawl , nol /, n. Pharm. a substance, C5H4N4O, used primarily in the treatment of chronic gout to decrease the synthesis of uric acid. [1960 65; appar. ALLO + PURINE + OL1] * * * ▪ chemical compound       drug used in the… …   Universalium

  • Allopurinol — Al|lo|pu|ri|nol [↑ allo (1), ↑ Purin u. ↑ ol (1)]; das; s: Freiname für einen als Hemmstoff der ↑ Xanthin Oxidase u. als ↑ Urikostatikum bei Gicht eingesetzten Purin Antimetaboliten. * * * Allopurinol …   Universal-Lexikon

  • allopurinol — Inhibitor of xanthine oxidase to inhibit uric acid formation; used in the treatment of gout and to retard the rapid metabolic degradation of 6 mercaptopurine. * * * al·lo·pu·ri·nol …   Medical dictionary

  • allopurinol — noun Etymology: all + purine + 1 ol Date: 1964 a drug C5H4N4O used to promote excretion of uric acid …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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