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If hx of gout is it best to take allopurinol or some otc remedies from chinese stores (do those even work?) to keep uric acid levels low?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass answered

Specializes in Podiatry

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 acid. There are also ramifications of gout that one should be under the care of a doc.

Answered May 21, 2020

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