Folic acid: the solution for treating asymptomatic hyperuricemia?

@article{Scheepers2017FolicAT,
  title={Folic acid: the solution for treating asymptomatic hyperuricemia?},
  author={L. E. Scheepers},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2017},
  volume={105 4},
  pages={
          775-776
        }
}
  • L. E. Scheepers
  • Published in
    The American journal of…
    2017
  • Medicine
  • Among patients with gout, the increased risk of hypertension and cardiovascular diseases has often been attributed to hyperuricemia (1). Further research confirmed that asymptomatic hyperuricemia, which has a prevalence of ;20% in China and the United States, is related to hypertension (2–4). Inhibitors of xanthine oxidase (XOR) and uricosurics are highly effective in reducing uric acid concentrations and have been the cornerstone of the clinical management of gout for decades (5). However, the… CONTINUE READING

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