Which medications in the drug class Uricosuric Agents 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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Uricosuric Agents

Competitively inhibit reabsorption of uric acid in proximal renal tubule. This promotes excretion of uric acid and lowers serum uric acid levels.

Probenecid (Benemid)

Used to treat and prevent hyperuricemia associated with gout and gouty arthritis.


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