NSAIDs for Gout

Gout and NSAIDs

Relieve the pain with NSAIDs When I got my first gout attack and was diagnosed with the disease, my doctor prescribed me NSAIDs and Coclchicine so I can walk again normally from the pain. That is the only time I used them, because I think I was limping for like 2-3 weeks when I first…

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Colchicine for gout

Gout and Colchicine

Colchicine for gout attacks Colchicine is a prescription drug (Brand Name: Colcrys) that treats gout extracted from plants of the genus Colchicum, a very poisonous plant with no know antidote and known for its’ toxicity. It has been around for about 2000 years as an effective gout treatment and its’ modern use in tablet form…

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Allopurinol for gout

Gout and Allopurinol

Allopurinol: The standard for gout If you suffer or have suffered from gout, you have come across the prescription drug called allopurinol, first marketed in the United States since 1966. It is used to treat gout and certain types of kidney stones and reduces the amount of uric acid made by the body in order…

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Cherries, Gout and Uric Acid

Gout and Cherries

How cherries have proven to lower uric acid for gout sufferers I love cherries, it is one of my favorite fruits, I can have an entire bowl of them and I usually have to control my portions cause sometimes I can’t seem to stop and not because I have gout; but for my passionate desire…

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Definition of Gout

What is Gout?

Fast facts about gout Historically, gout was referred as “the king of diseases and the disease of kings” or “rich man’s disease” and its’ first documentation goes back all the way to 2600 BC Egypt. Why? It’s obvious that royalty and the rich could afford meats, alcohol and liked to fatten themselves up with other…

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