oa SA Pharmaceutical Journal - Medicines that cause and alleviate gout : review
|Article Title||Medicines that cause and alleviate gout : review|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||SA Pharmaceutical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Amayeza Info Centre|
|Publication Date||Apr 2012|
|Pages||18 - 21|
|Keyword(s)||Gout, Prevention, Risk factors and Treatment|
Gout, a condition caused by increased levels of serum uric acid, is an extremely painful condition and often only treated when an acute attack is experienced. The factors contributing to raised serum uric acid levels, for example lifestyle choices and the use of various medications, will be evaluated in this article, as well as the role of medicines used in the prevention and management of gout.
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