When gout attacks, which drugs can relieve pain?

Although acute gouty arthritis is mostly self-limited and can be relieved after 1-2 weeks even if it is not treated, repeated attacks of arthritis can lead to joint deformity and tophus formation, and may also be transformed into chronic gouty arthritis. Therefore, treatment should be carried out as soon as possible during acute attacks of gout. The earlier medication is used, the better the effect will be. Analgesic drugs for acute attack of gout mainly include: Colchicine Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug Glucocorticoid Correct administration of colchicine Gout patients will not be unfamiliar with colchicine, which is a specific drug for gout treatment. However, many patients suffer from side effects such as vomiting and diarrhea after taking colchicine, which is mostly related Read More …