Hi, thanks for writing to HCM.
) is the first line uric acid lowering agent and is relatively safe to use. In rare cases it may produce a severe allergic reaction
. This drug is to be used with caution in patients with kidney problems.Febuxostat
is a newly launched drug used to treat hyperuricemia
and is similar to allopurinol in the way it works. Many clinical trials depict that Febuxostat works more effectively than allopurinol in lowering uric acid levels with lesser side effects.
Hope this information is helpful. Good day