Gout Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

febuxostat Febuxostat

Febuxostat reduces the production of uric acid in your body. Uric acid buildup can lead to gout or kidney stones...learn more »

citric acid and sodium citrate Citric Acid And Sodium Citrate

Citric acid and sodium citrate are both alkalinizing agents that make the urine less acidic...learn more »

citric acid, potassium citrate, and sodium citrate Citric Acid, Potassium Citrate, And Sodium Citrate

Citric acid and sodium citrate are alkalinizing agents that make the urine less acidic...learn more »

colchicine and probenecid Colchicine And Probenecid

Colchicine alters the way your body responds to uric acid crystals. Too much uric acid in the body is what leads to the symptoms of gout (swelling and pain)....learn more »

potassium citrate Potassium Citrate

Potassium is a mineral that is found in many foods and is needed for several functions of your body, especially the beating of your heart...learn more »

colchicine Colchicine

Colchicine affects the way the body responds to uric acid crystals, which reduces swelling and pain...learn more »

acetaminophen (oral/rectal) Acetaminophen (oral/rectal)

There are many brands and forms of acetaminophen available and not all brands are listed on this leaflet...learn more »

indomethacin Indomethacin

Indomethacin is in a group of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Indomethacin works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and...learn more »

sulindac Sulindac

Sulindac is in a group of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Sulindac works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in...learn more »

probenecid Probenecid

Probenecid helps your body pass uric acid out through the urine, which lowers the levels of uric acid in the body...learn more »

allopurinol Allopurinol

Allopurinol reduces the production of uric acid in your body. Uric acid buildup can lead to gout or kidney stones...learn more »





Medical Dictionary