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A 39-year-old female asked:

Can you take water pills with gout medicine?

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Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
Ask your physician: He should be able to advise you on what is best for your specific condition.
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 49 years experience
No for a few!: Most water pills in the thiazide family will elevate uric acid routinely. They shoul not be taken if you have gout!

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