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Dr. Pierre Moeser
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Gout (Definition)

Gout is when too much uric acid gets deposited in a joint. The classic one is the big toe although others can be affected. Lifestyle factors like red meat and alcohol ...Read more


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What is the effect of taking anti-gout drugs?

What is the effect of taking anti-gout drugs?

Two types: There are 2 types of treatment for gout: 1. Drugs that treat inflammation during a flare to reduce inflammation and pain. These include steroids, nsaids and Colchicine (colcrys) and 2. Drugs that reduce the uric acid level for long-term control like allopurinol, uloric and pegloticase. ...Read more

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What drug for acute gout?

Cholcrys and Indocin (indomethacin): Cholcrys an Indocin (indomethacin) are the most common combination for acute gout attacks. ...Read more

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Besides using drugs how can I prevent another another gout flare up from occurring?

Gout: Hi, adjusting your diet to avoid high in animal product, fat and alcohol, drink lots of water, avoid losing weight so rapidly, avoid foods sweetened with high-fructose corn syrup. Be well. ...Read more

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Gout-inducing effect of drug called ethambutol for tb?

Gout-inducing effect of drug called ethambutol for tb?

Yes: Ethambutol is one of effective anti-tb drugs and often added to Isoniazid and rifampin. Optic neuritis and hyperuricemia are well known side effects. ...Read more

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Which over-the-counter drug is good for gout?

OTC drug: There is nothing over the counter for gout. Best are rx from doctor unless you can try alieve and those types. ...Read more

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How do I prevent a painful gout while taking a gout-inducing drug called ethambutol?

How do I prevent a painful gout while taking a gout-inducing drug called ethambutol?

Watch the proteins: Decrease your protein intake (especially lean meats, organ meat, fish, shellfish, chicken) decrease alcohol and increase water intake. Your doctor may also perscribe medication to help decrease your uric acid. ...Read more

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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Gout Drug (Definition)

Gout agents are a kind of hormonal, ...Read more