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Related to Uricosuric agents: allopurinol, xanthine oxidase inhibitors

uricosuric

 [u″rĭ-ko-su´rik]
1. pertaining to, characterized by, or promoting uricosuria.
2. an agent that promotes uricosuria.

u·ri·co·su·ric

(yūr'i-kō-sū'rik),
Tending to increase the excretion of uric acid.

uricosuric

/uri·co·su·ric/ (u″rĭ-ko-su´rik)
1. pertaining to, characterized by, or promoting uricosuria.
2. an agent that so acts.

uricosuric

(yo͝or′ĭ-kə-so͝or′ĭk)
adj.
Promoting the excretion of uric acid in the urine.

uricosuric

1. Any drug that promotes the excretion of URIC ACID or urates.

uricosuric

1. pertaining to, characterized by, or promoting uricosuria.
2. an agent that promotes uricosuria.
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40) Since uricosuric agents such as benzbromarone are relatively ineffective in patients with renal insufficiency, this observation suggests that urate lowering agents are only likely to prove beneficial when they actually lower urate.
Efficacy and safety of a range of doses of FDEA594, a novel uricosuric agent, as a single agen in hyperuricemic gout patients: multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase 2 experience.
These agents are used for reducing urate levels--the most common physiologic abnormality found in gout patients--but uricosuric agents increase the risk of uric acid crystallization in the urine and associated stone formation.
Drug-drug interactions are a problem with uricosuric agents and with allopurinol.
7) Risk for nephrolithiasis with any uricosuric agent is a concern.