If you think gout is bad, just wait ’til you see the latest “cure”
This new drug treatment doesn’t replace what’s already out there. It’s in addition to it — so you have to take both bad meds, doubling your risk of side effects and other problems.
Let’s start with the old bad treatment: allopurinol, a pill that slowly — very slowly — lowers levels of the uric acid responsible for gout flare-ups. (more…)