Gout Medications

Gout Medications

A Comprehensive Look at Gout Medications If you suffer from gout then there are two ways your doctor can treat your gout with medication. First there the preventive gout medication, those that you take daily to keep uric acid levels normal and medication that help you during gout attacks, when you are most in pain,…

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Febuxostat and Gout

Gout and Febuxostat

Febuxostat: The New Kid on the Block Febuxostat is a pharmaceutical drug first discovered by Japanese scientists in 1998, that goes by the trade name Uloric in the US and Adenuric in Europe. Febuxostat first came to market in Europe in 2008 and Takeda Pharmaceutical obtained FDA approval for the US in 2009. It is…

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Multiple Sclerosis and Gout

Gout and Multiple Sclerosis

Are gout sufferers more prone to develop MS? There has been a lot of chatter about gout, uric acid and the disease multiple sclerosis lately on the net and I thought it would be a good idea to shine some light on this subject for you. Firstly, multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that attacks…

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Gout and Aspirin

Gout and Aspirin

Is aspirin good for your gout? Many gout sufferers ask if they should use aspirin to either treat a gout attack or if they can take baby aspirin on a daily basis to help prevent heart attacks or strokes since gout sufferers have an increased risk of cardiovascular health issues. So this post will set…

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Gout and Clinical Trial

Gout and Clinical Trials

An interview about clinical trials on gout with CenterWatch As a gout sufferer you may have considered in participating in clinical trials or studies that helps the medical community better understand gout by finding new ways to prevent gout and treat more effectively. Clinical trials are an essential step for a pharmaceutical company to gain…

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Colloidal silver for gout

Gout and Colloidal Silver

Can colloidal silver treat your gout? I’m writing this post since some of my readers have brought it up on more then one occasion. The subject matter for this week is colloidal silver as a potential treatment for gout. Silver has a long history of serving as an antiseptic and disinfectant before antibiotics were invented…

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Ibuprofen for gout

Gout and Ibuprofen

How ibuprofen can relieve your pain during a gout attack Ibuprofen was first invented and patented as a drug in 1961 by Andrew RM Dunlop and used as a treatment for rheumatoid arthritis first in the UK in 1969 and then in the United States in 1974. It first started as a prescription drug but…

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Gout medication treatments

Gout Treatments

What are your options to treat gout? So you’ve suffered a gout attack and now you want to learn what to do to stop it or you have been suffering from gout and want to know all of your options that are available to treat the high uric acid levels so you avoid another painful…

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diuretics pills and gout

Gout and Diuretics

Can diuretics trigger a gout attack? A possible connection between the use of diuretics and the sudden development of gout was first identified more than 25 years ago but the medical community is unsure if the diuretic or the underlying hypertension is the main culprit. If you have high blood pressure and more importantly use…

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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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