This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of pharmacists.
At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be better able to:
- Identify the various indications, both approved and off-label, for allopurinol therapy.
- Describe the potential adverse effects of allopurinol.
- Summarize the mechanism of action of allopurinol.
- Review the importance of coordinating and collaborating among various disciplines in an interprofessional health team to coordinate care and management to enhance outcomes for patients receiving allopurinol therapy.
Pharmacy Activity Type:
General Pharmacy Topic
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- Authors: Ahmad Qurie, Charles V. Preuss
- Editors: Rina Musa
- Editors-In-Chief: Guolin A. Wen
Chief Medical Reviewer: Charles V. Preuss
- Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor:Sandra Coleman
- Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor:Bernadette M. Makar
- Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor:Dorothy Caputo
- Pharmacy Planner/Reviewer/Editor:Mark V. Pellegrini
- Physician Planner/Reviewer/Editor:Scott C. Dulebohn
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This activity is designated for 1.25 contact hours for pharmacists.
FL Board of Pharmacy Tripartite, approval #20-608156.
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