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Gout sufferer allergic on both allopurinol and probenecid; what's next?

Gout sufferer allergic on both allopurinol and probenecid; what's next?

Two options: Colchicine may control the acute attacks while other medicines are started to lower uric acid levels which will ultimately prevent gout. One choice would be uloric which is a daily pill. If that fails, Krystexxa (pegloticase) is an an option. Krystexxa (pegloticase) is more powerful than other drugs but is given by intravenous infusion every two weeks. ...Read more

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Dr. Pierre Moeser
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Gout (Definition)

Occurs when too much uric acid gets deposited in a joint. Lifestyle factors like red meat and alcohol ...Read more


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How effective is probenecid for treating gout?

Depends: It is not used in all cases of gout. When one has gout a 24 hr urine can be done to determine if one is an overproducer or underexcretor of Uric acid. If an underexcretor than probenecid could be given. It is usualy not given for an overproducer of Uric acid. Some will even given allopurinol to an underexcretor as they feel it is safer than the probenecid. There are other meds now like Uloric. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I need the medication probenecid 500 mg. for gout?

Gout rx: Probenecid is old rx. Increases risk of stones.Take in tart cherry juice and tart cherries, 20/day. Add Lemon extract 4 tblspns/d.. Avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz per day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks and foods. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Drink 3 L /day. Eat 3 citrus and 3 veg/d ...Read more

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Gout sufferer allergic to allopurinol and probenecid; what's to try?

Gout sufferer allergic to allopurinol and probenecid; what's to try?

Uloric: Febuxostat or uloric is another prescription medication which may prevent gout. You should discuss with your personal physician. ...Read more

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How do people get gout?

How do people get gout?

Overweight, others: A study published this week suggests that the increase in gout over the last 5 years is due to the increase in overweight in the us. High uric acid for years or decades due to diet (alcohol, meat, fructose, etc) causes gout. Other causes include medicines, some diseases, and genetics. ...Read more

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What can I do about gout?

What can I do about gout?

Depends: This depends whether you have an acute case or not. If not acute, talk to your doctor about certain chronic medications like Allopurinol & diet modifications as well as adequate hydration. For acute attacks there are several medications like Colchicine and Indomethacin or steroids. ...Read more

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What can I do about gout?

What can I do about gout?

Eat wisely: Avoid red meat, red wine, beer, shell food, sea food, organ food. High blood pressure medicine can cause gout. Work with your medical doctor. Allopurinol may help control the uric acid level. ...Read more

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Can i eat calamares on gout diet?

Probably shouldn't..: A gout sufferer should also avoid oysters, calamari, sushi, crabs and scallops. While going off these foods, a gout sufferer is advised to drink a lot of milk and other dairy products. Dairy products help by decreasing the levels of uric acid in the body due to its alkaline nature. ...Read more

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At what age does gout first start?

At what age does gout first start?

See details: It can start at almost any age but is more likely to occur as one ages. In the younger age group, gout is often more likely to present with kidney stones than with arthritis. ...Read more

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What can I do for gout naturally?

Rest: During a gout attack rest is best. Both ice and heat can make it worse. Walking will definitely make it worse. Drink plenty of water, do not take aspirin. Long term diet control-you can Google gout diet. Keep hydrated and talk to your MD. ...Read more

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Wat food to eat when you have gout?

Diet and gout: Tart cherry juice is effective; avoid organ meats; fatty meats and alcohol will aggravate gout. Avoid these. Also, drink at least 3 liters fluid per day - this may enhance uric acid excretion - and if you incline your diet successfully to mostly whole grain, fruit, and veggies, using egg white for protein, then your uric acid levels will come down. ...Read more

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How to control gout without medicines ?

How to control gout without medicines
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Depends type of gout: There are many types of gout and soem require medications liek tumor lysis syndrome after cancer chemotherapy. Some gout is causes by increased production of uric acid and other by decreased urine excretion and some by both of these. If gout is caused by too much alcohol I have cured gout by having my patients stop alcohol. One can improve renal excretion by stopping certain meds. ...Read more

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What can I do for someone who has gout?

Several things: Change their diet to one. That is low in purines, limit alcohol, see a doctor for medication to limit formation of uric acid. ...Read more

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What areas of the body can develop gout?

What areas of the body can develop gout?

Many possibilitis: Gout is usually characterized by a red hot inflamed area of the body. Most often times the big toe joint is affected; however it can affect different areas of the bony. The uric acid crystals may deposit in joints, tendons and surrounding tissues. ...Read more

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How to cure the painful symptoms of gout?

How to cure the painful symptoms of gout?

NSAIDs: Often acute gout symptoms can be resolved with a strong anti-inflammatory medication such as indomethacin. If you have chronic gout you may need to be on a long term medication that will prevent gout attacks. ...Read more

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How do you keep yourself from getting gout?

Diet: Gout is triggered by something in your diet. If you can find a commonality of what you have eaten before a gout flair, you will better know what to avoid. Also, make sure you hydrate and exercise. Gout is commonly triggered by aged cheese, red meat, organ meat, game meat, alcohol but many other foods contribute as well. ...Read more

Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Probenecid (Definition)

Probenecid is a gout agent which is a kind of hormonal, ...Read more


Dr. Erik Borncamp
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Benemid (Definition)

Benemid is a gout agent which is a kind of hormonal, ...Read more