febuxostat

noun

fe·​bux·​o·​stat fə-ˈbək-sə-ˌstat How to pronounce febuxostat (audio)
: a drug C16H16N2O3S that inhibits the action of xanthine oxidase and is administered orally to treat high levels of uric acid associated with gout

Note: Febuxostat is marketed under the trademark Uloric.

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“Febuxostat.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/febuxostat. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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