BenemidActive Ingredient(s): Probenecid
FDA Approved: * April 26, 1951
Pharm Company: * MERCK
Probenecid, also sold under the brand name Probalan, is a medication that increases uric acid excretion in the urine. It is primarily used in treating gout and hyperuricemia. Probenecid was developed as an alternative to caronamide to competitively inhibit renal excretion of some drugs, thereby increasing their plasma concentration and prolonging their effects. Contents 1 Medical uses 2 Adverse effects 3 Drug interactions 4 Pharmacology 5 Pharmacokinetics 6 History 7 See ... [wikipedia]* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.