Gout

Adenuric Drug Information

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

Adenuric is used to treat patients diagnosed with gout. When taken regularly, the medication lowers uric acid levels by blocking xanthine oxidase, the enzyme responsible for their production. Adenuric helps to prevent gout flare-ups. Though used to prevent gout attacks from occurring, the drug is not a pain reliever and should not be used after […]

DASH Diet Might Reduce Gout Risk

Monday, May 8th, 2017

According to a new study, the risk of developing gout is less in people who follow the DASH diet, typically recommended to people with a high risk of heart disease, compared to those who adhere to a ‘Western Diet’. A complex type of arthritis, gout affects the joints. Most typically it affects the joint of […]

FDA Gives Approval To Zurampic To Treat Hyperuricemia Linked With Gout

Thursday, December 24th, 2015

The FDA has given approval to Zurampic (lesinurad) to be used along with a xanthine oxidase inhibitor for the treatment of hyperuricemia linked with gout. Hyperuricemia is a condition of high blood uric acid levels and xanthine oxidase inhibitor or XOI for short is a drug that lowers uric acid production. Gout is a complex […]

Low-Dose Colchicine May Be Safe, Effective In Treating Acute Gout.

Friday, April 16th, 2010

MedPage Today (4/5, Walsh) reported that, according to a study published in the April issue of the journal Arthritis & Rheumatism, “low-dose colchicine (Colcrys) was as effective as the commonly prescribed high-dose regimen for pain reduction in acute gout and had a much better side-effect profile.” In a study of “575 patients who had had […]