Acute gouty arthritis treatment pearls

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  • NSAIDs, if contraindications then topical still great for single joint
  • Colchicine (1.8mg a day) at a low dose, can be used chronically. Remember SEs (sepsis, home marrow suppression. Mostly D&V)
  • Steroids

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