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Quinine - can drinking lots of tonic water cause gout type symptoms?

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suzanne66 8 Jun 2011

Gout is not a known side effect of quinine so it would seem unlikely to be the cause.
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richd1234Del 14 May 2017

Yes, I have gout and was drinking tonic water instead of soft drinks. My gout only got worse when I found out that tonic water is made with high fructous corn surup, which causes gout. Stay away from products containing HFCS.

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Sk1t0bal 1 Jul 2017

As for HFCS, is the product Tonic Zero (Schweppes) a solution to that problem?

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