Probenecid
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Probenecid?

(proe BEN e sid)

• This medicine is used to prevent gouty arthritis.

• This medicine is used to prevent gout attacks. It may take 6 weeks to see the full effect.

• This medicine is used with certain antibiotics to increase activity against infection.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have kidney disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have ulcer disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Talk with healthcare provider before using other: aspirin, aspirin-containing products, blood thinners, garlic, ginseng, ginkgo, ibuprofen or like products, pain medicines, or vitamin E.

• Avoid alcohol (includes wine, beer, and liquor).

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over several minutes from sitting or lying position. Be...

 
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