Gout

Corticosteroids May Be an Effective Alternative to NSAIDs in Acute Gout Pain

Corticosteroids May Be an Effective Alternative to NSAIDs in Acute Gout Pain

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Corticosteroids appear to be a reasonable alternative to NSAIDs for the treatment of acute pain as a result of gout.

Gout Medications

Gout treatment chart for acute attacks or chronic management/prevention.

Uncontrolled Gout: Duzallo Now Available

Uncontrolled Gout: Duzallo Now Available

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Ironwood announced the launch of Duzallo (lesinurad/allopurinol) tablets for the treatment of hyperuricemia associated with gout in patients who have not achieved target serum uric acid levels with a medically appropriate daily dose of allopurinol alone.

FDA Approves Duzallo, Lesinurad Plus Allopurinol Combo Drug, for Gout

FDA Approves Duzallo, Lesinurad Plus Allopurinol Combo Drug, for Gout

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The FDA approved Duzallo, a fixed-dose tablet combining lesinurad and allopurinol, for the treatment of uncontrolled gout.

Lesinurad Plus Febuxostat Effective for Tophaceous Gout

Lesinurad Plus Febuxostat Effective for Tophaceous Gout

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Lesinurad combined with febuxostat showed superior serum urate reduction vs febuxostat alone in patients with tophaceous gout requiring additional therapy.

Gout Prevention With Dietary Intervention

Gout Prevention With Dietary Intervention

The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet is effective for prevention of gout.

Serum Uric Acid Levels Associated With Gout Risk

Serum Uric Acid Levels Associated With Gout Risk

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High serum uric acid levels are associated with a high risk of new-onset gout and gout recurrence, while lowering SUA levels can significantly reduce incident and recurrent gout.

Subcutaneous Tophi to Predict Mortality in Gout

Subcutaneous Tophi to Predict Mortality in Gout

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Patients with gout with a disease duration of less than 10 years have an increased risk for mortality.

Bridging Gaps in Patient Access to Rheumatologists With Telemedicine

Bridging Gaps in Patient Access to Rheumatologists With Telemedicine

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Telerheumatology can improve healthcare access, patient outcomes, and costs

Guidelines on Gout Management by the American College of Physicians

Guidelines on Gout Management by the American College of Physicians

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The authors noted that comparative effectiveness studies to evaluate the incremental benefits and harms of a treat-to-target strategy over a treat-to-avoid-symptoms strategy should be a priority.

Trial Testing Immunotherapy as Gout Treatment

A clinical trial will test an immunotherapy treatment for severe gout.

European Medicines Agency Accepts MAA for Gout Drug

European Medicines Agency Accepts MAA for Gout Drug

Lesinurad targets both excretion and production of uric acid.

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