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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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Probenecid is a uricosuric agent and an alternative to allopurinol.
We found that the two steroidal glycosides possesses potent uricosuric effect in hyperuricemic mice through decreasing renal mURAT1 mainly and inhibiting XOD activity in a certain extent, which are attributable to the enhancement of uric acid excretion and attenuate hyperuricemia-induced renal dysfunction.
Should monotherapy with a xanthine oxidase inhibitor be insufficient to reach target, the TFP recommended the addition of a uricosuric agent, such as probenecid, losartan, or fenofibrate to the xanthine oxidase inhibitor.
It is a uricosuric and renal tubular transport-blocking agent.
Many drugs influence the excretion of uric acid and may precipitate acute attacks, while losartan is a good choice in the management of hypertension because of its uricosuric characteristics.
Among substances having UGT1A1-inhibiting activity is a uricosuric drug probenecid (77).
If uric acid levels stay high, the doctor will probably try to lower them with a special drug called a uricosuric agent.
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.
15) On June 11, 1958, a supplemental NDA for Flexin was submitted for the drug's use as a uricosuric agent to treat gout.
The launch of lesinurad will provide a new uricosuric drug positioned to be used in combination with allopurinol," said Decision Resources Analyst Gideon Heap, M.
Losarian is a weak uricosuric and can lower the serum urate level slightly, possibly making the addition of another hypouricemic agent unnecessary, while still controlling the blood pressure with a single pill," Dr.