Allopurinol Uses, Dosage, How to Take, Side Effects and Interactions
Allopurinol dosage. The typical adult dose of allopurinol for gout is:
- Initial Dose: 100 to 200 milligrams (mg), once a day.
- Maintenance Dose: 200 to 300 mg orally, once a day, for mild gout or 400 to 600 mg a day in divided doses for moderately severe gout.
You should take each dose of allopurinol with a full glass of water. To reduce the risk of kidney stones forming, you should drink eight to 10 full glasses of fluid every day.