oa South African Medical Journal - The effect of allopurinol on iron metabolism

Volume 42, Issue 30
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



The theoretical possibility that inhibition of xanthine oxidase by allopurinol might affect the release of iron from the storage compound, ferritin was investigated in normal human subjects, patIents with gout, and rats.

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