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Is there a way to inject medication into the gout joint to dissolve the crystals away?
4 doctors weighed in

Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Not at this time
Right now the only joint injectable medication will be a steroid injection to settle the inflammation down but in reality the crystals will not be disolved.

In brief: Not at this time
Right now the only joint injectable medication will be a steroid injection to settle the inflammation down but in reality the crystals will not be disolved.
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
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Dr. Angus Worthing
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
A similar medication called Krystexxa (pegloticase) can be infused through an I.
V., but the vast majority of gout sufferers can be treated with anti-inflammatories or Colchicine for flares, and Allopurinol or Febuxostat to reduce uric acid.

In brief: No
A similar medication called Krystexxa (pegloticase) can be infused through an I.
V., but the vast majority of gout sufferers can be treated with anti-inflammatories or Colchicine for flares, and Allopurinol or Febuxostat to reduce uric acid.
Dr. Angus Worthing
Dr. Angus Worthing
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