Urate‐Lowering Therapy for Gout: Focus on Febuxostat

@article{Love2010UrateLoweringTF,
  title={Urate‐Lowering Therapy for Gout: Focus on Febuxostat},
  author={Bryan L. Love and Robert Barrons and Angie Veverka and K Snider},
  journal={Pharmacotherapy: The Journal of Human Pharmacology and Drug Therapy},
  year={2010},
  volume={30}
}
  • B. Love, R. Barrons, K. Snider
  • Published 1 June 2010
  • Medicine
  • Pharmacotherapy: The Journal of Human Pharmacology and Drug Therapy
Gout is a common, painful, and often debilitating rheumatologic disorder that remains one of the few arthritic conditions that can be diagnosed with certainty and cured with appropriate therapy. Allopurinol is the most frequently prescribed agent for gout in the United States. Unfortunately, most patients treated with allopurinol do not achieve target serum uric acid (sUA) levels, possibly due to a perceived intolerability to allopurinol in doses above 300 mg and the need for reduced doses in… 
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