In this week's rheumatology news roundup, we feature a Q&A with Dr. Aryeh M. Abeles who talks with Rheumatology Network about his concerns with the black box warning label for the gout treatment febuxostat. We also include a story on addressing prescription abdandonment in rheumatoloyg. These and other stories in today's news roundup.
NSAIDs are associated with a number of risk factors that can heighten a patient’s risk of major toxicity. Researchers reporting in Arthritis and Rheumatology have come up with a scoring system to measure a patient’s risk of developing major toxicity from NSAID use. (©Sheff,Shutterstock.com)