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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Gout Drug (Overview)

Gout agents are a kind of hormonal, nutritional or metabolic agent.


Dr. Milroy Samuel
28 doctors shared insights

Gout Drug (Overview)

Gout agents are a kind of hormonal, nutritional or metabolic agent.


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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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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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What can I do to prevent a painful gout while taking a gout-inducing drug called ethambutol for tb?

What can I do to prevent a painful gout while taking a gout-inducing drug called ethambutol for tb?

TB drug & gout: Did u have history of gout before taking ethambutol? Ask doc treating TB if another drug would work as well without raising uric acid. If not, have doc prescribe gout preventive med like allopurinol. Increase fluid intake, alkalinize urine by taking sodium bicarbonate, avoid purine foods (organ meats, legumes [peanuts], alcohol, brewers yeast). Indocin (indomethacin) or Colchicine for acute gout (short-term only. ...Read more

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Living with Gout (Tip)

Living with Gout

Very few cases can be diet managed. Most people will require Allopurinol or uloric! diet can help! ...See more

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