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Dr. Corey Clay
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Probenecid (Overview)

Probenecid is a gout agent which is a kind of hormonal, nutritional or metabolic agent.


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Gout sufferer allergic on both allopurinol and probenecid; what's next?

Gout sufferer allergic on both allopurinol and probenecid; what's next?

Two options: Colchicine may control the acute attacks while other medicines are started to lower uric acid levels which will ultimately prevent gout. One choice would be uloric which is a daily pill. If that fails, Krystexxa (pegloticase) is an an option. Krystexxa (pegloticase) is more powerful than other drugs but is given by intravenous infusion every two weeks. ...Read more

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Dr. Corey Clay
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Probenecid (Overview)

Probenecid is a gout agent which is a kind of hormonal, nutritional or metabolic agent.


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What do you advise if I need the medication probenecid 500 mg. for gout?

Gout rx: Probenecid is old rx. Increases risk of stones.Take in tart cherry juice and tart cherries, 20/day. Add Lemon extract 4 tblspns/d.. Avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz per day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks and foods. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Drink 3 L /day. Eat 3 citrus and 3 veg/d ...Read more

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How effective is probenecid for treating gout?

Depends: It is not used in all cases of gout. When one has gout a 24 hr urine can be done to determine if one is an overproducer or underexcretor of Uric acid. If an underexcretor than probenecid could be given. It is usualy not given for an overproducer of Uric acid. Some will even given allopurinol to an underexcretor as they feel it is safer than the probenecid. There are other meds now like Uloric. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I need the medication probenecid 500 mg. for gout?

Gout rx: Probenecid is old rx. Increases risk of stones.Take in tart cherry juice and tart cherries, 20/day. Add Lemon extract 4 tblspns/d.. Avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz per day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks and foods. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Drink 3 L /day. Eat 3 citrus and 3 veg/d ...Read more

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Why is my dr giving me probenecid for gonorrhea?

Why is my dr giving me probenecid for gonorrhea?

I don't know: It's not a standard part of treatment for gonorrhea in the United States. The preferred treatment is intramuscular ceftriaxone. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take probenecid?

Probenecid: appears to be FDA Category N = not classified. Please d/w your obstetrician. ...Read more

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Is anturane (sulfinpyrazone) the same as probenecid?

No: Anti gout medicine, not same as probencid. This is a uricosuric agent as well. ...Read more

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Why probenecid given with penicillin in treating syphilis ? What is the role of the probencid in the treating syphilis ?

Use of probenecid: Probenecid inhibits the tubular secretion of penicillin and elevates penicillin plasma levels by any route the antibiotic is given. A 2-fold to 4-fold elevation has been demonstrated for various penicillins. That is why probenecid is given with penicillin. ...Read more

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Dr. Lonnie Smith
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Benemid (Definition)

Benemid is a gout agent which is a kind of hormonal, ...Read more