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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
See below: Colchicine is usually used in acute gout where Indocin (indomethacin) is used for long term care to help avoid gout.
Dr. Robert Greer
44 years experience Family Medicine
Use both: The Allopurinol can mobilize uric acid and the Indocin (indomethacin) may prevent gout attack.Good strategy.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
45 years experience Internal Medicine
He : He definitely needs to stop the medication. Inform the prescribing doctor of the reaction. He hopefully is better at this point but if not he needs to ... Read More
Dr. Mary Engrav
31 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes, : Yes, whenever you are concerned you are having a reaction to a medicine, stop taking it immediately and call your doctor. However, with his symptoms ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
See below: Diarrhea, neuropathy, leukepenia, pancytopenia, nausea, cramping, fatigue, headache, etc.
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Dr. Tracy Lovell
21 years experience Rheumatology
Side effects.: Colchicine can cause diarrhea and Allopurinol if not started properly can trigger a gout attack. There is a rare allergic reaction to Allopurinol w ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
38 years experience Podiatry
Colchicine: Most common side effect is stomach upset and diaherra.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
33 years experience Rheumatology
Uloric: Uloric is another oral medication to use. If you have severe gout with a significantly elevated uric acid level there is a new IV medication Krystexxa ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Two options: Colchicine may control the acute attacks while other medicines are started to lower uric acid levels which will ultimately prevent gout. One choice wo ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Ask doctor: Allopurinol is a drug given to treat gout, certain types of kidney stones, and can be used during chemotherapy. Whether you can take it is between you ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: No it does not.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
31 years experience Podiatry
See below: It lowers the uric acid production in the blood, thereby preventing hyperurecemia and gouty attacks.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Very!: Allopurinol has been around for some time is is really quite safe. Rare side-effects do occur, but I have not seen them. When Allopurinol is started ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
40 years experience Geriatrics
Yes, ok : No apparent interaction on my program. Check with pharmacist.

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