Active Ingredient(s): Probenecid
FDA Approved: * April 26, 1951
Pharm Company: * MERCK
Category: Gout

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[1] 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]

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