Tag: allopurinol

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

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

There is NO Over The Counter Medication for Gout!

If ¬†you are a new victim of gout and you are wondering if there is any Over The Counter medication for gout or not. I’m sorry to tell you that the answer is “No”. The closest OTC drug you can buy to manage the pain is ibuprofen. It works if the pain is mild, but…
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April 20, 2015 0