Drugs & Drug Interactions

Drugs and other substances that increase uric acid in blood:

  • Alcohol
  • Aspirin
  • Caffeine
  • Cisplatin
  • Diazoxide
  • Diuretics
  • Epinephrine
  • Ethambutol
  • Levodopa
  • Methyldopa
  • Nicotinic acid
  • Phenothiazines
  • Theophylline

Drugs and other substances that decrease uric acid in blood:

  • Allopurinol
  • Azathioprine
  • Clofibrate
  • Corticosteroids
  • Estrogen
  • Febuxostat
  • Glucose
  • Guaifenesin
  • Mannitol
  • Probenecid
  • Warfarin

Source: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003476.htm

Drug interactions:

Drug:

Interacts with:

Results in:

Allopurinol Warfarin (anti-coagulant) Poor functioning of Warfarin
Colchicine Lipitor (Atorvastatin)(for high cholesterol) Increased risk for heart disease
Colchicine Zocor (Simvastatin) (for high cholesterol) Increased risk for heart disease
Colchicine Grapefruit juice Increased toxicity of medication

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