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A 33-year-old male asked:

I take indomethicin for gout but my bowl movements tend to hurt and come a little at a time. is this common?

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Dr. Robert Creighton
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Use another medicine: Indomethacin may or may not be a factor in what you describe. Regardless, you should talk to your dr. About this. Indomethacin is meant for short-term treatment of gout, not long-term. There are other meds for long-term gout management if needed. A blood test can help in this decision. Make sure you take in enough water, but not too much depending on your medical history. Keep your dr. Informed.
Dr. James McDonnell
Ophthalmology 36 years experience
No HFCS: Also, make sure you are not eating anyting with high fructose corn syrup or agave. Eating those two will increase your uric acid greatly.

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