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Can Allopurinol Cause Gout
Does or can Hctz cause "high" uric acid levels? Dr put me on Allopurinol but I don't have gout or never have had.
Metabolic problem: Elevated uric acid levels besides gout attacks , possibly may also lead severe systemic problems , as some times my deposit in the eyes retinal vessels , heart muscle blood vessels of other critical areas , to prevent these comp,actions your doctor wants the levels down, always get hydrated drink plenty of fluids ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have gout. I was prescribed indomethacin. It works wonders, but i think it may be causing vision changes and tiredness. I am also on sertraline (just upped from 50mg-100), allopurinol and vyvanse. Suggestions?
Allopurinol - if you take it regularly for gout (say years) , then you have a flare up, should I stop taking it?
No: If you're already taking Allopurinol and you get a gout attack, as long as the acute attack is treated you don't need to stop taking allopurinol. Just don't start Allopurinol during an acute attack. If you stop taking Allopurinol during an attack, you run the risk of getting a new attack when you restart it again. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: Your dosage is based on a number of variables: the medical condition being treated, the severity of your condition, how you respond to the medication, other medications you are taking, and other medical conditions you may have. Dosing can range from 100-800 mg/day. Talk to your doctor what is appropriate for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In an acute gout attack, should Allopurinol "previously prescribed" be stopped until the attack has resolved.
Still attack by accute gout even I take Allopurinol everyday and control my diet. Why? What should I do next?
Chronic gout: Take in tart cherry juice and tart cherries, 20/day. Add Lemon extract 4 tblspns / day. And 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. Eat lots of citrus fruit and veggies. Drink 3 liters per day. Add colchicine / d ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very!: Allopurinol has been around for some time is is really quite safe. Rare side-effects do occur, but I have not seen them. When Allopurinol is started (or uloric) start at a low dose and work up. Lowering uric acid in the blood to0 quickly will precipate a gout attack, which is a major reason for using pre-dose Colchicine and/or an anti-inflammatory drug.Used properly, gouty arthritis need not be! ...Read more
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