Methods for concomitant treatment of theophylline and febuxostat

  • US 8,372,872 B2
  • Filed: 11/14/2011
  • Issued: 02/12/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/10/2010
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of co-administering febuxostat and theophylline to a hyperuricemic patient suffering from gout, the method comprising the steps of:

  • administering to the hyperuricemic patient suffering from gout a therapeutically effective amount of febuxostat in a dose of 80 mg; and

    administering to the patient a therapeutically effective amount of theophylline subsequent to the administration of the febuxostat without adjusting the amount of theophylline administered for adverse drug interactions.

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