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What are some ways to get rid of gout?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Diet and meds

The only way to get rid gout is to keep uric acid level down to normal level.
It can be done avoid meds that cause elevation of uric acid, like high doses of hydrochlothiazide, niacin, aspirin, cyclosporin and tacrolimus avoid foods high in purines like organ meats, herring, mushrooms, anchovies avoid obesity reduce consumption of alcohol and fructose meds like allupurinol, probenecid colchicin nd febuxo.

In brief: Diet and meds

The only way to get rid gout is to keep uric acid level down to normal level.
It can be done avoid meds that cause elevation of uric acid, like high doses of hydrochlothiazide, niacin, aspirin, cyclosporin and tacrolimus avoid foods high in purines like organ meats, herring, mushrooms, anchovies avoid obesity reduce consumption of alcohol and fructose meds like allupurinol, probenecid colchicin nd febuxo.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Rx & food

Always talk with your physician about your care.
Take your medications as prescribed. Eat liberal amounts of cherries, celery & (organic) blueberries. Avoid high purine foods: herring, mackerel, anchovies, sardines, baker’s yeast, brewer’s yeast, organ meats & roe. Significantly limit fish, meats, shellfish, poultry, asparagus, mushrooms, legumes & spinach. No alcohol use.

In brief: Rx & food

Always talk with your physician about your care.
Take your medications as prescribed. Eat liberal amounts of cherries, celery & (organic) blueberries. Avoid high purine foods: herring, mackerel, anchovies, sardines, baker’s yeast, brewer’s yeast, organ meats & roe. Significantly limit fish, meats, shellfish, poultry, asparagus, mushrooms, legumes & spinach. No alcohol use.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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