Shall I take Allopurinol in case if I have joint attack (crisis ) ?

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22 Oct 2009

What do you mean by a joint attack? Please add answer as a comment.

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skallab 24 Oct 2009

in case the gout increased in the blood will be acute and will attack one joint (Joint inflammation )

Marvell 26 Oct 2009

Allopurinol is used more as a preventative for gout. It inhibits production of uric acid, which causes gout symptoms.

For acute gout you may need to use medicines like colchicine or other anti-inflammatory drugs. You can also use probenecid in an acute attack.

http://www.drugs.com/mtm/probenecid.html

http://www.drugs.com/cdi/colchicine.html

http://www.drugs.com/allopurinol.html

http://www.drugs.com/ppa/allopurinol.html

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