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Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Allopurinol and ESRD
Does allopurinol lower uric acid negatively/artificially affecting adequacy in ESRD?
Allopurinol does not affect adequacy. Urea, not uric acid is used to measure adequacy.
Thomas Zipp, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University