Uloric | febuxostat
Medication Class: xanthine oxidase inhibitor
Manufacturer: Takeda Pharmaceuticals
Approval Date: February 2009
What is Uloric and how does it work
Uloric reduces blood uric acid levels by blocking the activity of xanthine oxidase, an enzyme that converts proteins to uric acid. Uloric is also classified as a xanthine oxidase inhibitor.
What is Uloric used for
Uloric is used for reducing blood uric acid levels in adults with gout.
How effective is Uloric
What are interesting facts about Uloric
What is the dosage of Uloric and administration
40 or 80 mg orally, once daily without regard to meals.
What are the side effects of Uloric
Common: Abnormal liver function tests, nausea, joint pain, rash, gout flare
Serious: Stroke, heart attack, hypersensitivity reactions, rhabdomyolysis (muscle breakdown)
Uloric drug interactions
What is the price of Uloric
30 tablets of Uloric cost $212 (average wholesale price)
How to obtain prescription assistance for Uloric
For prescription assistance for Uloric visit Takeda Prescription Assistance Program.
References: Uloric FDA Prescribing Information.
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