Category: Xanthine Oxidase Inhibitor

Bane in Disguise: Gout Skin Rash

  The skin is probably one of the parts of the body that most of us value so much. This is because to some, it is a symbol of beauty. Many desire to have beautiful flawless skin, believing that it is a fine addition to their arsenal of charisma. Unfortunately, not all of us can…
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October 7, 2017 0

Natural Treatment for Gouty Tophi

Tophus can virtually be anyone’s mortal enemy. This sneaky crystal lump composed of uric acid and pain chooses no victim. Added to this savagery is the fact that its effects can range from minor pain in between your fingers to the amputation of your very hands. Frightening. However, Tophus can be prevented and even PERMANENTLY…
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October 7, 2017 0

Gout Inheritance Pattern

    Have you experienced waking up to agonizing moans of pain? Or maybe you yourself woke up moaning or even screaming. Gout attack. Most likely, you or someone you love is suffering from the torturous villainy of gout. You may even be petrified by the doctor’s claims about gout. “I’m so sorry. Gout has…
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October 7, 2017 0

What Are The Side Effects of Adenuric?

Gout is usually experienced by people who are obese, hypertensive, or diabetic. In a recent study, three genes are said to be responsible for gout. Even though a person has those genes, gout can still be prevented by making healthy lifestyle choices such as eating a proper diet and exercising regularly. Gout attacks can also…
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May 20, 2015 0

How Does Adenuric Lower Uric Acid?

Gout is a type of arthritis that causes swelling, warmth, redness and pain in the joints. It starts by having high levels of uric acid in the blood. As the uric acid level increases, it becomes insoluble in the bloodstream. This results in the formation of urate crystals in and around the joints. If the…
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May 19, 2015 0

Uloric vs Allopurinol: Which One Has The Least Side Effects?

Gout is a kind of arthritis wherein the joints suffer from redness, swelling and pain. It can be due to genetics or bad lifestyle habits. Studies show that if both parents have gout, the children will most likely have gout as they age. Gout can also be caused by having a high amount of uric…
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May 18, 2015 0

Febuxostat Mechanism of Action

For people who are suffering from hyperuricemia, there are only 2 types of medicine that are commonly prescribed by the doctors to help lower the uric acid levels in the body. Uricosuric reduces the concentration of uric acid in the blood plasma by increasing the excretion of uric acid in the urine. Xanthine oxidase inhibitor…
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May 12, 2015 0

Adenuric 80 mg Side Effects

Adenuric the trade name of febuxostat marketed in Europe and New Zealand by the drug companies Menarini & Ipsen. In the US, the same drug is marketed under the brand name Uloric by Takeda Pharmaceutical Company. For more information, kindly read the history of febuxostat. Adenuric comes in two types of tablets, adenuric 80 mg…
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May 8, 2015 0

Febuxostat vs Allopurinol. They Win, You Lose!

It’s hard to make comparison between the effectiveness of febuxostat vs allopurinol because both of them are of the same class of gout medication, xanthine oxidase inhibitor. Generally both of them work with the same mechanism of action which is by inhibiting the conversion of purine to uric acid to achieve the objective of suppressing…
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April 27, 2015 0

Probenecid vs Allopurinol? Both Lose!

In the conventional medical industry, there are 2 approaches used to deal with the problem of high uric acid or hyperuricemia: 1.) Suppressed the production of uric acid with xanthine oxidase inhibitor such as allopurinol. 2.) Increase the excretion of uric acid in the urine with the help of uricosuric drugs such as probenecid. If…
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April 24, 2015 0