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Gout Meds Medication
Yes.: Yes. It is best that you keep hydrated because you are more likely to get another gout attack when dehydrated. A diuretic will dehydrate you but you can take gout medicine with it. See a podiatrist for a cortisone injection into the joint if you have an acute attack. http://youtu.be/l8roh179tas leo krawetz, dpm, facfas. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi I have been diagnosed with diverticulitis and also have gout. Should i be careful with the antibiotics they have me on vs the steroids n gout meds.
My arm right before my wrist veins hurt. Feels hot sometimes and slight swelling. Dr. Says gout but gout meds don't help. Anything else it could be?
What's avg heal time for two small fragments of cuboid bone. Gp said avulsion. Orthopedic said maybe gout. Gout meds didn't work. Going back to ortho.
Hi. My helper went to the doc today. Swollen left hand. Mainly wrist but entire hand and fingers swollen. Doc gave her gout meds and ibuomol. Apparently now pain worse.. even under her arm?
What medication can one use for gout, if you have porphyria? As you can't use any anti inflamatory meds with porphyria... Please help
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there any drug interaction or side effects to taking the two drugs gemfibrozil for cholesterol and allopurinol for gout together ?
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