Gout

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Gout Overview

Gout is a form of inflammatory arthritis characterized by recurrent attacks of a red, tender, hot, and swollen joint.[4][5] Pain typically comes on rapidly, reaching maximal intensity in less than 12 hours.[8] The joint at the base of the big toe is affected in about half of cases.[10] It may also result in tophi, kidney stones, or kidney damage.[4] Gout is due to persistently elevated levels of uric acid in the b...

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Rapid weight gain while on allopurinol

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...

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hot pink capsule LBS

Hot pink capsule ..It says LBS on both ends of it. I have no idea what it is? I can't seem to find anything about it anywhere. ## Did you figure this out? I have one also. It's part of a four pill combo pack that an Asian store sells for gout. The other pills have no markings at all. I'm trying to figure out what it is before trying it.

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2083 V

WHITE PILL ## This is 100mg Allopurinal, or brand name Alloprim. It is used to treat prevention of gout and/or kidney stones. It reduces the level of uric acid in your body. Side effects include, wheezing, rash, headache, dizziness, among others. ## The identification provided is correct. NDC: 00603-2115 Here's an image of that Allopurinol tablet to confirm: Inactive ingredients may include: Silicon Dioxide Lactose Monohydrate Magnesium Stearate Cellulose, Microcrystalline Sodium Starch Glycolate Type a Potato Is there anything I can help with?

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ketobest 600mg

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? I'm also taking colchicine for my gout. ## Hello, I am elvin, 21 years old. I got poisoned by the medicine that I took. Im also from the philippines. the name of the medicine that Ive took was lhing zhi. it is a chinese drug that increases your metabolism. Ive took it for about for months and in that 4 months I experience some side effects like headache vommiting and my metabolism also increases and after for months taking that medicine this last month of november 2016 the side effects of that medicine increases when im eating a meal in just a minute I experience vommi...

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dolgramin

orange pill from Mexico. What is it? ## Sorry, foreign medications aren't regulated like those in the U.S. under the auspices of the FDA are, so finding information on them is very difficult. ## I received that orange pill, called Dolgramin, from a pharmacy in Peru. I got it for sore throat and inflammation of the glands. ## For me this orange pill has been a miracle pill , nothing works better or take away the pain and inflammation like this medicine , Gout is probably the most painful condition I’ve ever experienced, I have a great Insurance plan and I’ve visited many different doctors , including trips to emergency rooms and no other medicine or prescription have the same effect ,

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Treatment for swelling in one foot

I have a round red pill with G2 imprinted on it. Can this be used for pain related to gout and swelling? ## This tablet is manufactured by Rugby and they list it as containing 200mgs of Ibuprofen, a generic or store brand of Advil, or Motrin. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased risk of bleeding, and stomach irritation. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Yes, but drink water with it...a full glass.

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capsule N020 white

Found this pill in my nephews pocket but cant find it any where online. It. Is a white capsule with "N020" on it and nothing else and it it is not the anti-diarrhea pill ## Allopurinol made by NorthStar Rx bears the same color & imprint "N020", except that their pill is round and not a capsule. However, drug manufacturers have been known to make alterations to their products without any prior notice to the public/patients. For this reason alone, I think it would still be a good idea to contact NorthStar Rx directly, just to ensure that you've covered all angles. NOTE: Allopurinol is used to treat gout and kidney stones. Have you spoke with your nephew yet to help shed any light on the subject? Whether he's telling the truth or not, at least we'd have some...

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USES OF HIFENACP

WHAT IS THE USE OF THE TABLET HIFENAC-P ## I want to know the use of HIFENAC-P and HIFENAC-SR ## I m suffering from gout. Dr.prescribed hifenac p.How long I can use this drug? Whenever I withdraw the drug pain starts again. ## Even I m suffering with same problem. ...r u still suffering? ## I am suffering from pain in left hand Dr suggest Hifen ACP

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White pill m31

round small pill with the letter m31with one line down the middle ## What is it and what is it prescribed for Pill white round split. Down the middle with M31 on it ## Hello, I was looking at the NIH pill database and this is the information I found regarding a white pill imprinted with M;31. NDC 0378-0137 IMPRINT M;31 NAME Allopurinol INGREDIENTS Allopurinol 100 mg; LABEL AUTHOR Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. COLOR White SIZE 10mm SHAPE Round SCORE 2 INACTIVE INGREDIENTS - Silicon Dioxide - Magnesium Stearate - Cellulose, Microcrystalline - Starch, Corn - Sodium Lauryl Sulfate - Sodium Starch Glycolate Type A Potato I hope this information was useful. Let me know if you have any other questions regarding this medication.

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Proton pump inhibitors

Can someone enlighten me, please? I take the following medicines: Eltroxin, Cardicor, Zartan, Amloc, Puresis, Allopurinol, Plenish K, Ultimag, Estro-pause, Adco-Dol (for migraines. Allergic to everything else, also those supposed to be preventative.) My concern is the Allopurinol. I have read somewhere that it may cause sudden death. Because of the Puresis I have no alternative, as nothing I do dietwise, do anything to bring down the uric acid count. Please advise me, as I am with my back to the wall. Any information will be greatly appreciated. Also information concerning the negatives of proton pump inhibitors. Thank you ever so much. ## I’m 74 years old and had gout cause by excess Utica acid for 10 years until I read on the internet the “CHERRY REPORT “. I now take...

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