this question is regarding gout. my husbands foot is starting to have pain and its a litle bit swollen now. i have allopurinol 300mg and indomethacine 75mg can he take bothe of them at the same time? we dont have medical insurance and cant go to the doctor. he was given allopurinol before when his uric acid was high (when med ins was still effective). please help. thank you.
22 Feb 2010
Are you sure it is gout?
Do not take the allopurinol as it may prolong the acute attack of gout.
The indomethacin will treat the pain symptoms. The usual dose for gout is 1 to 2 capsules twice daily, with food. It only needs to be taken while he has the gout symptoms.
You should see a doctor if his symptoms worsen or he has another attack of gout in the near future.
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