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Achieving Low Serum Urate Levels with a Drug Combo

For gout patients with suboptimal responses to allopurinol, adding lesinurad may significantly reduce serum urate levels.
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Gout

Clinical presentation, history, and laboratory evaluation can make a diagnosis of gout, but crystal examination is the “gold standard.”

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How to regulate “the king of diseases and the disease of kings” is this Patient Care Special Report's domain.

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For gout patients with suboptimal responses to allopurinol, adding lesinurad may significantly reduce serum urate levels.

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Despite advancements in the understanding of the pathogenesis of gout, some patients still receive suboptimal care. In this slideshow, we highlight recommendations for improvement as stated by the experts.

Gout patients who successfully respond to urate lowering therapy have higher rates of chronic kidney disease improvement, a study shows.

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