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Probenecid Information

Probenecid Benefits & Uses

Probenecid is used to treat the following -

  1. Gout Primary
  2. Arthritis

Probenecid Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Probenecid


Probenecid Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Probenecid is used -

  1. Hypersensitivity
  2. Gastrointestinal discomfort
  3. Bloody Urine
  4. Weight gain
  5. Weakness
  6. Cough Mild
  7. Cloudy urine with strong odor
  8. Headache Mild
  9. Dizziness Mild
  10. Nausea or vomiting
  11. Loss of appetite

Probenecid Related Warnings

Is the use of Probenecid safe for pregnant women?

Side effects of Probenecid during pregnancy are not known because scientific research on this topic hasn't been done.


Is the use of Probenecid safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding can experience some moderate side effects of Probenecid. Immediately discontinue Probenecid if you observe any side effects. Contact your doctor, and restart using it only if your doctor says it is safe for you.


What is the effect of Probenecid on the Kidneys?

Probenecid may have severe effects on your kidney, so do not take it without first consulting your doctor.


What is the effect of Probenecid on the Liver?

Probenecid may cause harmful effects on liver. if you feel its having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.


What is the effect of Probenecid on the Heart?

There may be an adverse effect on heart after taking Probenecid. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.


Severe Interaction of Probenecid with Other Drugs

Probenecid should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Probenecid Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Probenecid unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Dehydration
  2. Peptic Ulcer
  3. Dermatitis
  4. Gastritis
  5. Kidney Stone

Frequently asked Questions about Probenecid

Is this Probenecid habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Probenecid has not been reported.


Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Probenecid since it does not cause drowsiness.


Is it safe?

Yes, but you should take Probenecid only as per your doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Probenecid is not used to treat mental disorders.


Probenecid Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Probenecid

information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Probenecid, due to a lack of research on this.


Interaction between Alcohol and Probenecid

Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Probenecid with alcohol.

This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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  1. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 215