Uricosurics, such as benzbromaron, can prevent recurrent gout and formation of tophi. Uricosuric agents block reabsorption of filtered and secreted uric acid in proximal renal tubules. This action results in enhanced excretion of uric acid and
Diarrhea, rash and headache are the most common potential side effects.
Which of the following statements is NOT true?
Extra info: Because of the enhanced concentrations of uric acid in the kidney tubules due to uricosurics, urate stones can occur.