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Antihyperuricemic agents

What are Antihyperuricemic agents?

Antihyperuricemic agents are also called antigout agents. These agents work to either correct overproduction or underexcretion of uric acid.

For the long term control of gout, hyperuricemia caused by formation of uric acid from purines, can be effectively controlled with these agents. The choice of xanthine oxidase inhibitors or uricosuric medicines is based on the level of urinary uric acid excretion, renal function, age of the patient, history of renal calculi and presence of tophi.

List of Antihyperuricemic agents:

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Drug Name Reviews Avg. Ratings
Duzallo (Pro)
Generic name: allopurinol / lesinurad
0 reviews
Zurampic (Pro)
Generic name: lesinurad
2 reviews
Aloprim (Pro)
Generic name: allopurinol
2 reviews
Krystexxa (Pro)
Generic name: pegloticase
8 reviews
Zyloprim (Pro)
Generic name: allopurinol
1 review
Uloric (Pro)
Generic name: febuxostat
44 reviews
Elitek (Pro)
Generic name: rasburicase
0 reviewsAdd rating
For ratings, users were asked how effective they found the medicine while considering positive/adverse effects and ease of use (1 = not effective, 10 = most effective).

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Medical conditions associated with antihyperuricemic agents: