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Gout occurrence is directly proportional to increment in uric acid degree in the blood vessels, both since the body produces too much of it or unable to eliminate it from the body. This excessive uric acid forms crystals that accumulate themselves in joints, leading to intense pain and swelling. Medication is the quickest way to relive pain and swelling, at the time when gout attack hits. There are many types of medications available around the world. However, there may be side effects. Some are milder than others, but all of them throw the positive benefits of the medicines in a negative light.
Corticosteroids: If you are suffering from gout and are in the middle of a gout strike the corticosteroids is the best choice for you as, it can stop the pain in seconds if they are injected into a joint. But there are lots of side effects associated with the use of corticosteroids like decline of cartilage and joints deterioration. Therefore, doctors administer them to someone only a few times a year.
Colchicine: Colchicine is used as another treatment with regard to gout treatment to be able to reduce the attack intensity and helps stop the pain through reducing swelling. The side effects of colchicines are: nausea or vomiting, vomiting, diarrhea, nausea, stomach cramps, Skin discoloration, muscle dysfunction, loss of hair/ baldness, anemia, bone marrow depression etc.
- Uloric: the new medication called can be used to lower uric acid level in order to prevent further gout attacks.
- Some side effects include- heart attacks, elevation in liver enzymes, nausea, rashes etc.
Allopurinol: Allopurinol is used to reduce the gout assault intensity and lowering down blood- uric acid levels, which makes it less likely that you will experience a gout attack. It can also cause nausea, diarrhea, rashes, drowsiness, hypersensitivity, itching, blood in the urine, eye irritation and loss of appetite and so on.
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The video begins by describing uric acid metablism in the body and the conditions that lead to gout. The effects of gout on the body are then discussed followed ...
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