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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
31 Doctors shared insights

Gout Drug (Overview)

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


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Gout drug (Tip)

Start allopurinol, normalize uric acid levels and you will not have to deal with gout. ...See 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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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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Gout drug (Tip)

Very few cases can be diet managed. Most people will require Allopurinol or uloric! Diet can help! ...See 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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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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Gout drug (Tip)

Watch your diet! Talk to your doctor about preventative measures. Be proactive about symptoms. ...See 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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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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Is there any drug interaction or side effects to taking the two drugs gemfibrozil for cholesterol and allopurinol for gout together?

Is there any drug interaction or side effects to taking the two drugs gemfibrozil for cholesterol and allopurinol for gout together?

No: There are no known interactions between the two drugs however I recommend that you space out the medications when taking them by a few hours so you can monitor for any possible reactions ...Read more

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My foot thumb has swollen by gout...i have take medical with cataflam (diclofenac) 50 mg drug...its ok now. But the swell still there...what should I do?

My foot thumb has swollen by gout...i have take medical with cataflam (diclofenac) 50 mg drug...its ok now. But the swell still there...what should I do?

Takes quality time.: Many patients seem to think that the correct way to treat gout is to manage the symptoms at the time of the acute attack. The inflammation causing pain is only one characteristic of gout. The long term swelling will take a more long term, managed control of the disorder. For this you will need a physician, experienced in managing all the issues involved in effectively controlling gout. ...Read more

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What drug should be more effective for gout relief: diclofenac sodium or naproxen?

What drug should be more effective for gout relief: diclofenac sodium or naproxen?

Either of the two: Some people's pain can respond to one nonsteriodal and not another. ...Read more

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Does damp effect gout?

Coldness effects: Gout. Gout pain will increase with coldness.
As the uric acid crystals will remain. Warming up the foot can possibly help the crystals dissolve. ...Read more

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What can I do for gout?

Medication: Despite the common advice about diet restrictions, most gout sufferers cannot control the disease with diet alone. Several medications are available, which usually work very well. ...Read more

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How do I manage my gout?

Many ways: Often medications are necessary if you have 2 or more flares per year. Besides medications, consider reducing your purine intake, the compounds that contribute to the formation of uric acid that causes gout. This means organ meats such as pancreas and thymus, sardines, and mussels. Also minimize your alcohol intake. Try to optimize your weight too. And avoid foods with high fructose corn syrup. ...Read more

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How do you relieve gout?

How do you relieve gout?

See a doctor: There are many medications that can be prescribed to help gout. ...Read more

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How can I relieve my gout?

How can I relieve my gout?

Several ways: The best way is to see a doctor to make sure it is gout.
Anti-inflamatories are often used as well as a cortisone injection depending on where the gout is located. ...Read more

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Can gout attack shoulders?

Can gout attack shoulders?

Gout can...: Gout or acute gouty arthritis can affect many joints, but most often involves the lower extremity, particularly the great toe. Shoulder is infrequent but possible. ...Read more

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An I eat menudo with gout?

An I eat menudo with gout?

Menudo and gout: You should be ok, but you should always monitor how you feel after eating certain foods to be sure they are not a trigger for you. Remember, the key with gout is moderation (especially those foods that you should avoid). ...Read more

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