Probenecid helps your body pass uric acid out through the urine, which lowers the levels of uric acid in the body. Probenecid is used to treat gout and gouty arthritis. Probenecid is also sometimes given together with penicillin antibiotics to make them more effective. Probenecid may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Probenecid is a prescription medication belonging to a class of drugs known as uricosurics. Probenecid is used in the treatment of hyperuricemia associated with gout and gouty arthritis. Probenecid works by increasing urinary excretion of uric acid and decreasing serum urate levels.