Which medications in the drug class Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitors are used in the treatment of Hyperuricemia?

Updated: Aug 31, 2018
  • Author: James W Lohr, MD; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitors

Decrease solubility of uric acid. Adequate hydration recommended to maintain high urine output.

Acetazolamide (Diamox, Diamox sequels)

Used to further enhance uric acid elimination.


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