probenecid, (Benemid - brand no longer available)

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GENERIC NAME: probenecid

DISCONTINUED BRAND: Benemid

PRESCRIPTION: Yes

GENERIC AVAILABLE: Yes

USES: Probenecid is used for the treatment of hyperuricemia associated with gout. It also is used for increasing blood levels of penicillin-type antibiotics (for example, ampicillin and amoxicillin) when treating gonorrhea.

SIDE EFFECTS: Common side effects of probenecid include:

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 1/5/2016



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