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what is the best medicine to treat gout

A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Khorsandi
21 years experience Hand Surgery
Be pro-active: Watch your diet (avoid triggers) take medications to prevent uric acid levels from rising.

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Alston
14 years experience Podiatry
NSAID's: Anti inflammatory medication such as Indocin (indomethacin) or even steroids are beneficial in calming down gout flares. Monitoring your diet may help ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Simple....: Avoid tea, broccoli, Cauliflower and red meat. Drink more water. Take Colchicin 0.5 or 0.6 mg after food two or three times a day with acute attack. T ... Read More
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: I like Colcchicine. Common practice in the US is to use Colcrys oral O.6 tabs. For Gout Flare: (2 tabs) 1.2mg PO x 1 dose; wait 1 hour take 0.6 (1 ta ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott m Smith
40 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Gout is destructive : Gout is a hereditary problem caused by a deficient enzyme. Your body cannot break down uric acid. Uric acid build up causes injury to your cartilage. ... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Blake
44 years experience Podiatry
Gout Inflammation: There is no one perfect anti-inflammatory for him. See what has worked with his body chemistry in the past. If it is advil, (ibuprofen) great, if not, ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Achor
15 years experience Podiatry
Gout: Typically medications like Colchicine or Indomethacin.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vani Velkuru
13 years experience Rheumatology
Dietary modification: Depends on the severity. But first is to make dietary changes and avoiding alcohol.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Medications: Medication and diet are the best treatment. As far as medication there is colchicine, Allopurinol and uloric.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Montgomery
36 years experience Podiatry
Limit foods/indocin: Either an overproducer or underexcreter/hereditary disposition/ modify dietary intake and limit protein, beer, fish.

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