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Gout Overview

Gout (also known as podagra when it involves the big toe)[3] is a medical condition usually characterized by recurrent attacks of acute inflammatory arthritis—a red, tender, hot, swollen joint. The metatarsal-phalangeal joint at the base of the big toe is the most commonly affected (approximately 50% of cases). It may also present as tophi, kidney stones, or urate nephropathy. It is caused by elevated levels of uric acid in the blood. The uric acid crystallizes, and the crystals deposit...

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looking for pics of pills
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found white round pills scored on one side and N O 20 on the other side ## Hello, Gene! How are you? I don't have a picture to post for you, due to copyright reasons, but I can tell you that this tablet is manufactured by Northstar Rx and they list it as containing 100mgs of Allopurinol. The FDA notes that this medication is used to reduce the amount of uric acid in the body to help treat or prevent gout and kidney stones. Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, joint stiffness and rash. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 1 minute ago in Allopurinol.
 
does urazide cause gout
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Have used urazide for 20 yrs. What are the effects?
Updated 27 days ago.
 
round flat white pill line on one side
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On the other side there is N020 what is it and what is it used for my friend is a heart patient and has this pill and doesn't remember what it is for can someone help. ## Hello, Poo! How are you? This tablet is manufactured by Northstar Rx and they list it as containing 100mgs of Allopurinol. The FDA states that this medication is most commonly used to treat gout or kidney stones. Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, sore throat and joint pain. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 1 month ago in Allopurinol.
 
Rumoquin NF Mexican
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Rumoquin N F Diclofenaco sódico 75mg Metocarbanol 200mg Dexametasona .75mg Excipiente cbp 1 tablet By Marcel Laboratories I suffer from gout so when I get an attack I take one, also heard is good for arthritis, and and of course Rheumatic diseases. My doctor said that is a drug cocktail and there is nothing like that in one pill. Take it if necessary, it won't cure any disease, it only kills and relaxes the pain/area affected. It really works ! ## The ingredients are… Diclofenac, which is classified by the FDA as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory. Methocarbamol, which is a muscle relaxant and Dexamethasone, which is a steroid class medication. Thus, one shouldn't take it without their doctor's approval, because there are some risks associated with it and it may be...
Updated 1 month ago in Diclofenac.
 
Atorlip F
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Prescribed to me for Cholestrol and was effective too. What alternative (vegetable/fruits) can I use (I am pure vegetarian) so that I do not have to take it and I can effectively control Triglyseride and LDL mainly. ## I have been prescribed Atorlip-F and Pantocid DSR for Cholestrol control. I wonder if there are any other ways that I can control Cholestrol without taking these kind of tablets / medicines? I suffer from light Gout once a year, but it is so painful. What medicines is best for Gout? Thank you.
Updated 2 months ago.
 
ketobest 600mg
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my nephrology doctor prescribed me ketobest 3x a day. last week my creatinine level was at 1.70 today it came down to 1.32, my ultrasound is normal, do i have to be worried?. do i have to use ketobest for a long time? im also taking colchicine for my gout. ## I want to order ketobest 600mg and how much per capsule to be deliver here in doha qatar
Updated 2 months ago in Colchicine.
 
Rapid weight gain while on allopurinol
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I started on allopurinol 100 mg tab in oct since then have gained 25lbs. Anyone else have this happen? ## Hello, LaceyLu! How are you? I'm very sorry about the problem that you're having. According to the FDA, Allopurinol is used to treat excess uric acid and it has been reported to cause rapid weight gain in a small percentage of people that take it. Other side effects may possibly include sore throat, nausea, dizziness, bruising and joint stiffness. Have you spoken to your doctor? It might not be the right medication for you to take. ## I am on 200 mg a day, I didn't notice until I saw your post, but I have gained 50# in 2 years. I thought I was overeating but I actually eat weather and don't hardly ever eat junk or fast food. I will definitely be bringing this up with...
Updated 2 months ago in Allopurinol.
 
indocine
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works extremely well for gout or arthritis joint pain and inflammation - suppositories unfortunately work best rather than tabs ## Hello, Django! How are you? Here's hoping you're still unchained! ;-) I'm glad that this medication is working for you. Suppositories tend to be absorbed faster, so the medication works quicker and it also avoids the stomach damage and nausea that can occur from taking oral medications. This medication contains the active ingredient Indomethacin, which is a potent nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, other side effects listed by the FDA may include headache and increased risk of bleeding. Are there any questions or concerns?
Updated 3 months ago in Indomethacin.
 
Interaction of 3 drugs
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Do allopurinol 100 mg,triamterene- hctz 37.5-25 mg ,and tremodol all interact ok with each other ## Hello, Dtfancy! How are you? I didn't find any interactions listed between these medications in the MedScape database, but it's always best to double check such information to be certain. Tramadol is listed by the FDA as a narcotic analgesic, so it has the potential to be habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth and constipation. Triam/HCTZ is most commonly used to lower high blood pressure and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, stomach pain and dehydration. Allopurinol is used to treat gout and some types of kidney stones, it may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, fever and easy bruising. Is t...
Updated 3 months ago in Allopurinol.
 
side effects of urbanol
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I use urbanol and get gout. Is it the urbanol?
Updated 5 months ago.
 

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