Gout

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  1. What are the risk factors for gout?
    • infection
    • trauma
    • surgery
    • crash dieting
    • TPN
    • starting hypouricemic tx
    • rich food
    • excess alcohol
    • obesity
    • insulin resistance
  2. How do drugs cause gout?
    competition with urate for renal excretion
  3. What drugs cause gout?
    • loops and thiazides
    • low dose aspirin
    • cyclosporine
  4. What drugs are used to treat acute gout attacks?
    • NSAIDs (DOC)
    • Colchicine (2nd line)
    • Intra-articular corticosteroids
    • Systemic corticosteroids
  5. What are the CI for NSAIDs in gout?
    • renal impairment
    • PUD
    • CHD
    • known hypersensitivity
    • anticoagulant tx
  6. What drugs are used to treat chronic gout?
    • Allopurinol
    • Probenecid
    • Febuxostat
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