Benemid

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

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Benemid Overview

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 ...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Probenecid
  • Tablet: 500mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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