Tag: xanthin oxidase inhibitor

Febuget 40 Side Effects

How much do you spend for meds to cure your gout? Hundreds? Thousands? Surely, maintenance meds are a pain in the pocket. Unfortunately, not taking them can be a pain in the ankle. Even more unfortunately, taking them can also mean PAIN FOR THE WHOLE BODY. Most medicines have side effects, especially if they try…
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November 26, 2017 0

Progout vs Zyloprim

What medicine do you prefer? Generic or branded? Whether it is because of pricing or effectiveness, preference vary from individual to individual. Sometimes, it can also result from confusion. Because of so many brand names for a single generic medicine, people are confused about the differences and end up looking for answers, googling, looking from…
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November 26, 2017 0

Allosig Side Effects

What medication do you use for gout or hyperuricemia? Allopurinol? Colchicine? Or maybe Febuxostat? Or maybe the medications I mentioned does not even sound familiar. Those meds I mentioned are generic, so to some people who take gout meds the name does not ring a bell. These medications are further subdivided into brand names with…
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November 26, 2017 0

Can I Take Colchicine and Allopurinol Together

Do you believe that we have survival instincts? Surely, this is one of the controversial psychological and physiological topic that garnered controversy. Nowadays, it is almost explainable by a solid scientific proof. Pain and stress are two of the aspects of our fight-and-flight mechanism that can force us to do something about what is causing…
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November 19, 2017 0

What Happens if I Stop Taking Uloric?

As disease strikes us, we usually undergo a painful choice; should I accept that I have to rely on maintenance meds for the rest of my life? Or should I refuse this curse and risk suffering more? Sometimes, we are forced to ask such questions because we are slowly realizing that the meds that we…
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November 19, 2017 0

Uloric and Allopurinol Together

Modern day medicine has developed its own strategies. One such strategy is to “cure by brute force”. One disease gets bombarded by several medicines. This happens because we either have poor understanding of the disease or because we do not understand the root cause of whatever disease it is, which we can eradicate anyway. At…
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November 19, 2017 0

Why Does Allopurinol Worsen Acute Gout

Gout has many debilitating effects. Because of this, many medications were invented as well all applying different mechanisms to approach gout from different angles. Colchicine, febuxostat and allopurinol are none but few. Because of the differences in the medications, many questions arise. These questions can be inquiries in effectiveness, mechanisms, dosage, time of intake and…
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November 12, 2017 0

What Happens if I Stop Taking Allopurinol

    Truly, we have thousands upon thousands of questions. Sometimes, these questions can only be answered through empirical means; we have to experience what we are asking so we can answer them. “Is the water cold?” “Does it taste good?” “Is it hard to do this?” There are even questions that are hard to…
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November 12, 2017 0

Should I take Allopurinol in the Morning or at the Night

  Undoubtedly, gout is one of those diseases that can cause so much pain. It is rarely fatal (unless the lump chose the wrong spot) but the obstruction and pain it causes are both second to few. This opened the door for scams, quackeries, ineffective alternative medicines and even deadly chems used to lower uric…
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November 12, 2017 0

Febuxostat Mechanism of Action

For people who are suffering from hyperuricemia, there are only 2 types of medicine that are commonly prescribed by the doctors to help lower the uric acid levels in the body. Uricosuric reduces the concentration of uric acid in the blood plasma by increasing the excretion of uric acid in the urine. Xanthine oxidase inhibitor…
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May 12, 2015 0