Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Krystexxa

Descriptions


Pegloticase injection is used to treat chronic gout in adult patients who have already been treated with other medicines that did not work well. Gout is a condition that is caused by too much uric acid in the blood (hyperuricemia).

Pegloticase injection works by causing less uric acid to be produced by the body. This medicine will not relieve a gout attack that has already started.

This medicine is to be administered only by or under the immediate supervision of your doctor.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Solution