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Posted by: Ranzi | 2007/08/20

Gout!!!!!!!!!!!!

Please help. My husband has gout all year round.He discovered a gout pack from a pharmacy and is using it.I do not want him to use it all the time as it includes prednizone which is dangerous. What can he use to overcome this problem?

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First he needs to go to a Dr and have a blood test to confirm his uric acid is elevated, he then needs to be on tablets (chronic medication) to lower the uric acid as well as seeing a dietitian about a diet to assist in this. certain foods will precipitat gout and he needs to know which foods to avoid.

Getting a pharmacy based treatment pack on an ongoing basis is not right he needs good medical management

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