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Two-thirds of long-term gout patients 'not prescribed urate-lowering therapies'

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‘Being that gout is the only chronic arthritis for which there is curative treatment, the use of ULT would seem a useful indicator of standard of care" --- Since when was taking a tablet every day forever a "cure". It is managed in the same way that other chronic arthritides are. Aside from anything else, most patient who have 1 or 2 flares a year would rather take the NSAIDS prn than a long term treatment.

Posted date

15 Jan 2014

Posted time

9:40am

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