Is prophylaxis against gout flares required during the first year of urate-lowering therapies?

Updated: Jan 26, 2021
  • Author: Bruce M Rothschild, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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These findings echo those of other studies and emphasize the importance of providing close coverage, patient education, and prophylaxis against gout flares, especially during the first year of urate-lowering therapy.


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