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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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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.

Gout and rheumatoid arthritis are both associated with premature mortality, researchers report.

New evidence-based clinical practice guidelines offer some strong—and not so strong—recommendations for effective gout diagnosis and treatment.

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Researchers rank febuxostat as the most effective urate-lowering drug for reaching serum uric acid targets for gout patients.

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