uricosuric drugs

uricosuric drugs

[yoo͡r′ikōsoo͡r′ik]
Etymology: Gk, ouron + L, acidus, sour; Gk, ouron + Fr, drogue
drugs administered to increase the elimination of uric acid.
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1 Targeting Patients with Refractory Gout - Novel Uricosuric Drugs as Add-On Therapy 111 7.
7) Uricosuric drugs are more popular outside the United States.
Renal impairment, which renders uricosuric drugs ineffective.
Folin showed the effect of uricosuric drugs on blood and uric acid levels in gout; introduced the colorimetric method for measuring epinephrine; and published the first normal values for uric acid, nonprotein nitrogen (NPN), and protein in blood.