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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). However, 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 crystal...

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Allopurinol 100 mg tablets not available
My local dispensers tell me 100 mg tablets are no longer available from any manufacturer, even though the 300 mg tablets are still available. Does anyone know anything about this?
Updated 30 seconds ago in Allopurinol.
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lactic acid gout
osteoarthritis pain from lactic acid ## Hello, Jules! How are you? What condition are you asking about? It seems you're confusing several. Osteoarthritis is completely different from gout and the latter would involved uric acid. What have you been diagnosed with? NSAIDs can be used to treat osteoarthritis, unless one's health prohibits such, but gout often requires something to reduce the uric acid.
Updated 4 days ago.
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mavidol ketorolaco
Is this med. Good for gout ## Hello, Patricia! How are you? Ketorolac is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, so it may help with the pain and swelling of gout, but it will not treat the underlying issue of excess uric acid that causes it. Side effect may include nausea, dizziness, headache, stomach pain and increased risk of bleeding. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 4 days ago in Ketorolac.
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alternative to sulfinpyrazone
allergy to allopurinol and have taken sulfinpyrazole for 8 years with relief but am unablr to get it now ## That's a shame. I'm in the UK and get it prescribed, using 100 to 200mg daily with good effect, being like you, unable to tolerate Allopurinol. [AP Caused skin lesion on finger- that wouldn't heal] Any idea why SPyrazone was ceased in US? ## hi ru from uk i wanna enquire ....is sulfinpyrazone available derr
Updated 30 days ago in Sulfinpyrazone.
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round green pill with tp on one side and 40 the other
I found this pill laying on my kitchen floor when I was sweeping. My brother was here washing clothes. And I don't know what this pill is. Can u tell me what it is? ## Hello, Patty! How are you? Is the marking possibly TAP 40, with the letters all running into each other? If so, it is a 40mg Uloric tablet, it is most commonly used to treat gout or kidney stones. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, dry mouth and fainting. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 1 month ago in Uloric.
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tendocare tablet take for mcl tear
I have gout I can take this tendocare tablet for my mcl tear
Updated 1 month ago.
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blue and white capsule novo
If. I have gout can I take novo 50 or no ## Hello, Dave! How are you? What medication is it? I'm sorry, but I couldn't find a listing for anything matching this description.
Updated 1 month ago.
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Allopurinol should give cancer
Since uric acid is considered an antioxidant that lowers the occurrence of free radicals one could assume that uric acid decreasing substances like Allopurinol should increase cancer incidence? Has anyone done any studies? Are there any databases to look for any correlation? If Allopurinol does not give cancer then the only argument against keeping the current level of uric acid in blood is invalidated.
Updated 2 months ago in Allopurinol.
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can i take celery tablets with coveram 10
i want to take celery tablets for my gout will it effect on taking coveram 10/5 ## Hello, Cleo! How are you? I'm sorry, but natural products aren't tested for possible interactions with prescription medications. Have you consulted your doctor? They may know more about it.
Updated 3 months ago.
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TENDOCARE
I have Gout problem for last 10 years. Now I have been feeling pain in my both the toes and not been able to walk properly. Doctor has prescribed Tendocare 3 tablets a day for 20 days and 2 tablets a day for 30 days. I want to know whether it is safe. ## My name is Mr. Susanta kumar paul, from kolkata (dum dum ) I am suffering from my knee pain for last two years. Doctors says this artharities problem only remedy is exercise. Is it right or wrong? age 40+. ## mr, shushant , i think i have a solution of ur problem. pls call me {edited for privacy} ## Hello My mom is suffering for gout for so many years... Different doctors gave her alpurinol.. But as we know, alpurinol has its side effects.. A friend of mine recommend us an organic supplement and After taking it for almost 2 months, my m...
Updated 3 months ago.
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