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Can I lower Uric acid without allopurinol

A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
36 years experience Rheumatology
Both are OK: Both medications are good treatments for lowering uric acid. Ask your doctor which is best for you.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Hyperuricemia: While (very painful) gout is due to high uric acid levels, asymptomatic hyperuricemia (high levels w/o symptoms of disease) is not a disease per se. I ... Read More
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Sure: This has been used in low doses with some success in preventing acute attacks. If you're running a high uric acid level, the Colchicine is doing noth ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Diet plays a huge role in controlling uric acid.
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A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Not really: Allopurinol is a life long therapy. Stay on it. There is no natural substitute.
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Best to be under the: care of a doctor. First off allopurinol does not always lower the uric acid levels. a doctor can figure out if you overproduce or underexcrete uric ac ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
12 years experience Podiatry
Depends...: Based on your lab results Allopurinol dosage should be adjusted as the uric acid levels lower. Many gout medications can be taken as a maintenance do ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armen Kassabian
20 years experience Urology
Diarrhea, Nausea: Diarrhea; nausea. Severe: severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mou ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Chuang
16 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes, but why?: If you have never had gout, i would just try to change your diet to decrease your uric acid level. Every medication can cause side effects. If there ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Please defineTsart20: WE will need more information to answer this. You can run a Medication interaction with allopurinol but would need to define theTsart 20. I I tried ... Read More

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