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    In testimony before a joint meeting of the FDA’s Arthritis Advisory Committee and Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee, Public Citizen urged the committees to recommend that the FDA immediately remove from the market the widely used gout medication febuxostat because it poses unique, serious risks – include the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease – but offers no unique benefit. Public Citizen had requested such action in a citizen petition submitted to the agency on June 21, 2018.
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    Public Citizen petitioned the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ban the sale of the widely prescribed gout drug febuxostat (sold under the brand name Uloric) because use of the drug increases the risk of death compared with alternative therapies and there exist other effective medications that have been approved by the FDA for treatment of gout that have a lower risk of death.

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