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FDA Approves Colchicine for Acute Gout, Mediterranean Fever by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Tue 04 Aug 2009 7:33pm The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Colcrys to treat acute flairs in patients with gout, a recurrent and painful form of arthritis, and patients with familial Mediterranean fever (FMF), an inherited inflammatory disorder. The medication’s active ingredient is colchicine, a complex compound derived from the dried seeds of a plant know ... Read on »
can gout cause cysts? by Pkd Z. Facebook Posted Sun 22 Dec 2013 3:13am  Gout is a disorder that results from deposits of uric acid crystals, which accumulate in the joints because of high blood levels of uric acid (hyperuricemia).Although the joints are the most commonly affected part of the body, urate crystals can form in the kidney or other parts of the urinary system, where they can occasionally impair kidne ... Read on »
Gout by Jennifer F. Posted Wed 19 May 2010 7:49am Gout is a common disorder of uric acid metabolism. It is a medical condition that usually presents with recurrent attacks of acute inflammatory arthritis. Gout is caused by cellular reaction to uric acid and can lead to deposits of monosodium urate crystals in soft tissues and joints. Types Primary gout - May occur alone. Accounts ... Read on »
Big Pharma Exploitation: The Colchicine Case - How it affects those with Gout. by Yusuf Saleeby Medical DoctorFacebook Posted Wed 08 Jun 2011 1:13am Colchicine: An Example of Big Pharma Exploitation Yusuf M. Saleeby, MD RedBanyan.org (President, Patient Advocacy Group) After attending a “medication update” CME course in Charleston, SC in May, it was brought to my attention that a drug that has been around and used to treat gout before I was even born, dispensed as a gener ... Read on »
A Healthy Gout Diet by rosie g Posted Fri 21 Aug 2009 12:39pm There's nothing worse, you settle down for sleep, when all of a sudden your big toe becomes hot and swollen until the pain becomes unbearable. Sometimes it affects your knee or wrist and you can hobble around for over a week. Overtime this can cause permanent damage to your joints, kidneys and even disabling. It doesn't have to be like this, as ... Read on »
FDA approves Colcrys for Prevention of Gout Flares by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted Tue 20 Oct 2009 10:05pm Colcrys is an oral medication formulated for the treatment and prevention of gout flares. Colcrys is a form of colchicine, which has been used for centuries for the treatment of acute gout attacks. Colchicine is not prescribed often for gout attacks because of the side effects, which include cramping, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting. URL Pharma, [... ... Read on »
FDA approves Colcrys for Prevention of Gout Flares by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:06pm Colcrys is an oral medication formulated for the treatment and prevention of gout flares. Colcrys is a form of colchicine, which has been used for centuries for the treatment of acute gout attacks. Colchicine is not prescribed often for gout attacks because of the side effects, which include cramping, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting. URL Pharma, ... Read on »
Gout: New Drug & Old Favorites May Reduce Risk by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted Thu 22 Jul 2010 2:28pm Gout is a painful joint condition caused by high levels of uric acid in the blood resulting in deposition of fine crystals in the joints. The most common presentation of gout is the sudden onset of intense pain, redness and swelling of the great toe joint at night or during sleep. The prevalence of gout has been steadily increasing over th ... Read on »
GOUT HOME REMEDY by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm What is Gout? Gout is an acute and most painful rheumatic disease, caused by the accumulation of crystals of uric acid (monosodium urate) in the joints, tendons and other tissues of the body. These deposits cause attacks of arthritis with inflammation and pain. The attack may develop suddenly during the night. The gout can be experienced ... Read on »
Ledum Palustre: From Gout to wounds by Sanjib S. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Fri 29 Oct 2010 10:37pm Ledum Palustre commonly known as Marsh Labrador tea, northern Labrador tea or wild rosemary, is a native of northern Europe. It is also found in British America along the Canadian lakes. Ledum has been used in northern Europe as a popular remedy against whooping cough, bilious attacks, and skin disease like leprosy and pemphigus. The whole ... Read on »