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General Rheumatology

Study links soft drinks to gout

Men who drank more than two servings of soda a day were 85% more likely to develop gout than those who drank less than one serving a month.

PREDNISOLONE AS EFFECTIVE AS NSAIDs FOR ACUTE GOUT

Level 1: Likely reliable evidence Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are frequently used for the treatment of acute gout. The efficacy of NSAIDs compared with prednisolone was evaluated in a randomized trial of 90 patients older than 17 years with a clinical diagnosis of goutlike arthritis (Ann Emerg Med. 2007;49:670-677). Patients were randomized within three days…

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