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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 »
Alternative Treatment for Gout by Robin P. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 06 Oct 2010 11:39am Far from the new disease on the block, gout has been plaguing people throughout history. Indeed, diagnosed for over 2,000 years, Gout is considered one of our longest-known diseases. Throughout much of that history, gout was considered the “disease of kings," primarily because it was thought to be a result of overindulgence of fatty foods and a ... Read on »
FDA Panel Recommends Approval of New Gout Drug by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted Sat 20 Dec 2008 7:14pm I posted last month about a new gout drug being tested by Takeda Pharmaceutical. Based on the results of that testing a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expert panel has recommended that febuxostat be approved. This would make febuxostat, to be marketed as Uloric, the first gout drug to be approved in over 40 years. Until now, the only ... 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 (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 »
New Gout Drug Does Not Increase Heart Risk by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 27 Nov 2008 11:55am The Japanese pharmaceutical, Takeda, has been testing a new drug for use in treating gout. They had applied for approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2004, but the FDA had requested more data as a result of concerns about a possible increase in heart attack risk. The drug is known as febuxostat and will be marketed under t ... Read on »
Prevention and Treatment of Gout Arthritis by Lucy J. Patient Expert Posted Sat 03 Nov 2012 4:25am A number of people wonder what the root cause of gout disorders is. Experts think gout is an inherited disorder characterized by the body’s inability to remove the excess amount of uric acid within the body. When a person consume foods which causes gout, these could increase the amount of uric acid within the body and whenever it reaches a cert ... Read on »
The Gout Report -- Cure Your Gout by rosie g Posted Fri 14 Jan 2011 12:00am The Gout Remedy Report - Curing Gout - Immediate Download Gout is not the very latest disease, in fact, it has been plaguing people for over 2,000 years and is considered to be one of the oldest diseases. Gout is a form of arthritis that usually occurs at night causing intensive, persistent pain. This downloadable report tells you all ... 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 »
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 »