Probenecid colchicine

(probenecid / colchicine)

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Treats gout.

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Probenecid colchicine (probenecid / colchicine) can be used to stop gout attacks but you shouldn't start it until after the gout attack is over.

Quick facts about Probenecid colchicine
  • Drug class: Musculoskeletal
  • Rx status:
  • Generic status: Lower-cost generic available (probenecid / colchicine)
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Upsides

  • Probenecid colchicine (probenecid / colchicine) lessens the redness and swelling that occurs with gout.
  • It lowers uric acid levels associated with gout.
  • Probenecid colchicine (probenecid / colchicine) is available in generic.

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Downsides

  • Probenecid colchicine (probenecid / colchicine) isn’t a first choice medicine to treat or prevent gout.
  • It doesn't work well in people who are using aspirin, or have kidney problems.

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How it works

Probenecid colchicine (probenecid / colchicine) is a combination medicine. Probenecid causes more uric acid to leave the body in the urine, which causes lower uric acid in the body and prevents gout attacks. Colchicine stops acute gout attacks by reducing the redness and swelling.

Quick facts about Probenecid colchicine
  • Drug class: Musculoskeletal
  • Rx status:
  • Generic status: Lower-cost generic available (probenecid / colchicine)

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What to expect when you take Probenecid colchicine (probenecid / colchicine) for Gout

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Side effect rates for Probenecid colchicine (probenecid / colchicine)

Risks and Warnings for Probenecid colchicine (probenecid / colchicine)

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  • Probenecid colchicine (probenecid / colchicine) can cause kidney stones. Make sure to drink enough water while taking Probenecid colchicine (probenecid / colchicine). Let your doctor know if you start having back pain, belly pain, or blood in your urine, as these may be signs of a kidney stone.

Common concerns from people taking Probenecid colchicine (probenecid / colchicine)

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Food
  • Take Probenecid colchicine (probenecid / colchicine) with food or antacids to minimize stomach side effects.
Kidneys and liver
  • Probenecid colchicine (probenecid / colchicine) can cause kidney stones. Make sure to drink enough water while taking Probenecid colchicine (probenecid / colchicine). Let your doctor know if you start having back pain, belly pain, or blood in your urine, as these may be signs of a kidney stone.