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.
Allopurinol and indomethacin can be taken at the same time?
Question posted by mfvdelacruz on 11 Feb 2010
Last updated on 14 March 2018
Allopurinol is mostly used as daily medication to control uric acid levels. Indomethacin is used for treatment of gout flare ups. Both drugs can be used at the same time temporarily. This information comes from an actual physician and is not somebody’s uninformed opinion. I am surprised that Drugs.com allows these potentially dangerous opinions to posted on what is normally a reliable and well informed resource. I am worried that somebody will act on this misinformation and be harmed or cause harm. Please stop this.
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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