What is Probenecid?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Probenecid is a uricosuric agent that prevents increased levels of uric acid in the blood (hyperuricemia) when associated with gout or gouty arthritis. It is also to prolong the level of certain types of antibiotics in the blood (penicllins, cephalosporins, or other beta-lactam antibiotics).

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Probenecid

Dosage Patients
1,000 mg twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Probenecid

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 2
Other 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Probenecid

Duration

Currently taking Probenecid

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Probenecid

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
5 - 10 years 1

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking Probenecid and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Allopurinol (Zyloprim) 1
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