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Dosing Allopurinol in a Patient at Risk for the Tumor Lysis Syndrome

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
Endocrinology

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Description:

Allopurinol is a xanthine analogue that blocks the conversion of hypoxanthine to uric acid. It can help prevent the uric acid nephropathy in a patient at moderate to high risk for the tumor lysis syndrome.

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