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Study Sees No Link Between Gout Drug, Kidney Disease

Posted 9 Oct 2018 by Drugs.com

MONDAY, Oct. 8, 2018 – The gout drug allopurinol may offer some protection from kidney disease, according to a new study that upends traditional beliefs. Some doctors hesitate to prescribe the drug to patients because of concerns it may raise their risk for chronic kidney disease, even though there is a lack of evidence to that effect. As a result, many gout patients are undertreated, the Boston ...

FDA Approves Duzallo (lesinurad and allopurinol) for Hyperuricemia in Patients with Uncontrolled Gout

Posted 21 Aug 2017 by Drugs.com

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 21, 2017-- Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IRWD) today announced Duzallo was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a once-daily oral treatment for hyperuricemia associated with gout in patients who have not achieved target serum uric acid (sUA) levels with a medically appropriate daily dose of allopurinol alone. Duzallo is not ...

Common Gout Drug Tied to Lower Risk of Early Death in Study

Posted 28 Mar 2014 by Drugs.com

FRIDAY, March 28, 2014 – A drug often used to treat gout may reduce the risk of premature death in patients with this common form of arthritis, according to a new study. Previous research has associated gout with an increased risk of early death. This study examined how allopurinol – the most widely used medication for gout – might affect that risk. Allopurinol causes a potentially fatal ...

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