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Gout Medication: Colchicine, Uric Acid and More

by Pravin Shukle, MD
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    The lecture Gout Medication: Colchicine, Uric Acid and More by Pravin Shukle, MD is from the course Inflammation Pharmacology. It contains the following chapters:

    • Drugs in Gout Treatment
    • Uricosurics
    • Xanthine Oxidase Inhibitors

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    1. Inhibits uric acid formation.
    2. Inhibits microtubule assembly.
    3. Reduces leukotriene B4 production.
    4. Decreases free radical formation.
    5. Reduce migration by macrophages.
    1. Increase dosage until the patient develops diarrhea.
    2. Increase dosage until the patient develops constipation.
    3. Load the patient with excess drug and slowly decrease the dosage.
    4. Follow the formula provided by the manufacturer.
    5. Increase the dosage slowly over several weeks to prevent side effects.
    1. A patient with hyperuricemia and a history of gout attacks.
    2. A pregnant patient.
    3. A patient with a history of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
    4. A patient with stage 1 chronic kidney disease.
    5. A patient with diabetes.
    1. The byproduct of allopurinol inhibits xanthine oxidase.
    2. Allopurinol prevents the formation of microtubules.
    3. Allopurinol prevents the release of leukotriene B4.
    4. Allopurinol is reabsorbed by the collecting tubules of the kidney allowing uric acid to be excreted.
    5. The byproduct of allopurinol inhibits phagocytosis by macrophages.

    Author of lecture Gout Medication: Colchicine, Uric Acid and More

     Pravin Shukle, MD

    Pravin Shukle, MD


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