[Treatment for gouty arthritis].

  title={[Treatment for gouty arthritis].},
  author={Toru Shimizu},
  journal={Nihon rinsho. Japanese journal of clinical medicine},
  volume={54 12},
  • Toru Shimizu
  • Published 1996 in
    Nihon rinsho. Japanese journal of clinical…
Most gouty attacks are controlled with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). To reduce side effects, appropriate use of short acting and long acting NSAID is necessary. Colchicine administration is limited to a small amount (0.5-2 mg) in the prodromal stage or within 24 hours of the gouty attack. Steroids are sometimes intra-articular administered… CONTINUE READING