Buildup of uric acid crystals in a joint causes gouty arthritis. Symptoms and signs include joint pain, swelling, heat, and redness, typically of a single joint. Gout may be treated with diet and lifestyle changes, as well as medication. Read more: Gout (Gouty Arthritis) Article
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Treatment & Diagnosis
- Leg Pain
- Finger Pain
- Toe Pain
- Hand Pain
- Arm Pain
- Joint Pain
- Wrist Pain
- Ankle Pain
- Swollen Ankles and/or Swollen Feet
- Hip Pain
- Bumps on Skin
- Foot Pain
- Elbow Pain
- Knee Pain
- Joint Stiffness
- Swollen Joints
- Unsteady Gait
- Swollen Knee
- Joint Redness
- Joint Warmth
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Medications & Supplements
- allopurinol - oral, Zyloprim
- colchicine - oral
- sulfinpyrazone - oral
- probenecid - oral
- naproxen - oral, Anaprox, Naprosyn
- naproxen sustained-release - oral, Naprelan
- naproxen suspension - oral, Naprosyn
- indomethacin - oral liquid, Indocin
- indomethacin - oral, Indocin
- naproxen enteric-coated tablet - oral, EC-Naprosyn
- indomethacin - rectal, Indocin
- naproxen (Aleve, Anaprox, Naprelan, Naprosyn)
- acetaminophen (Tylenol, Tylenol Arthritis Pain, Tylenol Ext, Little Fevers Children's Fever/Pain)
- indomethacin, Indocin, Indocin-SR (Discontinued Brand in U.S.)
- potassium citrate (Urocit-K)
- febuxostat, Uloric
- diclofenac, Voltaren, Cataflam, Voltaren-XR, Cambia
- Aleve (naproxen) vs. Celebrex (celecoxib)
- prednisolone (Flo-Pred, Pediapred, Orapred, Orapred ODT)
- colchicine, Colcrys
- citric acid/sodium citrate (Bicitra, Cytra-2, Oracit, Shohl's)
- sulindac, Clinoril
- colchicine/probenecid - oral, Col-Benemid
- probenecid, (Benemid - brand no longer available)
- sulfinpyrazone (Anturane - discontinued in the US)
- citric acid/potassium-sodium citrates - oral, Cytra-3, Polycitra
- lesinurad (Zurampic)
Prevention & Wellness
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