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Tired Of Gout Attacks Any Cure
Control is possible: You need an evaluation to define the correct diagnosis and if it is gout you need long term therapy to lower the uric acid in your blood - ideally below 6 mg. Life style changes may also help. While anti-inflammatory medications can stop acute attacks, and Colchicine can help prevent attacks and sometimes used to treat acute attacks - you need urate lowering therapy long term. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
Ice: Cool that joint down with an ice pack. Cherry juice may help but is expensive. Colchicine, a common gout medication, is actually derived from the root of a plant, the autumnn crocus. Other dietary changes that may prevent flares include vitamin c, and low-fat dairy foods. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
They work: I've treated acute gouty attacks for almost 30 years and used judiciously, Colchicine and intraarticular steroid injections do work...Much better in fact than nsaids. And there is some research to indicate that the reason gout attacks the peripheral joints first is the lower temperature so heat may work when cold doesn't. ....Just my 2 cents. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Treatment: There is no cure but medicines and a change in lifestyle may help reduce the painful attacks of gout. Certain drugs such as colchicine and anti-inflammatories relieve the joint pain of a gout flare. Other drugs such as allopurinol reduce the body's uric acid and help prevent attacks of gout. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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