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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for pseudogout?

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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Rheumatology 48 years experience
NSAID, etc: The acute episodes are treated with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or colchicine. Chronic control may be with hydroxychloroquin.
Dr. Sheeja Francis
Rheumatology 20 years experience
Injection, colchicin: Colchicine is a specific anti-inflammatory drug that can help in attacks of gout and pseudogout. Nsaids can also help. Depending on severity, aspiration of fluid from the joint and injection of a steroid can provide fairly quick relief.

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