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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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9 in patients receiving urate-lowering drugs, especially uricosuric drugs, and in patients with uric acid nephrolithiasis to increase the solubility of uric acid in urine.
We prescribed benzbromarone, a potent uricosuric drug, to treat his gouty arthritis.
Probenecid is a uricosuric agent and an alternative to allopurinol.
When xanthine oxidase inhibitors fail to achieve the target sUA or cannot be used, uricosuric medications can be considered.
Mulberroside A possesses potent uricosuric and nephroprotective effects in hyperuricemic mice.
The pharmacologic treatment of acute gout attacks may use non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, colchicine or corticoids, while chronic therapy uses inhibitors of the uric acid synthesis (allopurinol or febuxostat), uricosuric drugs that favour the elimination of the uric acid (probenecid, benziodarone or sulfinpyrazone) or uricase derivatives (rasburicase, pegloticase).
sativa is a miraculous plant with countless pharmacological significance including uricosuric, anti- diabetic, anti-fertility, choleretic, antihistaminic with hepato-protective, anti toxic and anti oxidant properties (Salem, 2005).
The cornerstone of the clinical management of gout is anti-hyperuricemic therapy, either by uricosuric drugs or by XO inhibitors (XOI), such as allopurinol [5].
The uricosuric agent probenecid was recognized as an alternative first-line agent for urate lowering in patients who could not tolerate or had a contraindication to at least one xanthine oxidase inhibitor.
The formation of uric acid from purines may be reduced with xanthine-oxidase inhibitors allopurinol or febuxostat, or the use of uricosuric drug sulfinpyrazone to increase the excretion of uric acid within urine.
The xanthine oxidase (XO) inhibitors are not only useful, but they also possess lesser side effects as compared to uricosuric and anti-inflammatory agents.
High doses ( greater than 3 gm /day) are uricosuric, while low doses cause UA retention and hyperuricemia.