Probenecid is acclimated to amusement abiding gout and gouty arthritis. It is acclimated to anticipate attacks accompanying to gout, not amusement them already they occur. It acts on the kidneys to advice the physique annihilate uric acid. Probenecid is aswell acclimated to accomplish assertive antibiotics added able by preventing the physique from casual them in the urine.
Probenecid comes in a book to yield by mouth. It usually is taken two times a day if assigned for abiding gout or gouty arthritis and four times a day if assigned with antibiotics to accomplish them added effective. Follow the admonition on your decree characterization carefully, and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any allotment you do not understand. Yield probenecid absolutely as directed. Do not yield added or beneath of it or yield it added generally than assigned by your doctor.
Probenecid may access the abundance of gout attacks during the aboriginal 6 to 12 months that you yield it, although it will eventually anticipate them. Another drug, such as colchicine, may be assigned to abatement this effect.