Uricosurics often are used in the treatment of gout, a disease in which uric acid crystals deposit in joints and cause pain. By decreasing plasma uric acid levels, these drugs decrease the deposition of crystals in joints, eventually decreasing inflammation and thereby mitigating the pain of gout.
All diuretics raise uric acid levels and are therefore anti-uricosurics.
Activating effect of benzbromarone, a uricosuric drug, on peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors.(Research Article)(Drug overview)
Jan 01, 2007; Benzbromarone, a Uricosuric drug, reportedly causes hepatic hypertrophy accompanied by proliferation of peroxisomes in...
WIPO PUBLISHES PATENT OF J-PHARMA FOR "DEVELOPING POTENT URATE TRANSPORTER INHIBITORS: COMPOUNDS DESIGNED FOR THEIR URICOSURIC ACTION" (JAPANESE, AMERICAN INVENTORS)
Apr 18, 2012; GENEVA, April 16 -- Publication No. WO/2012/048058 was published on April 12. Title of the invention: "DEVELOPING POTENT URATE...