Gout Flare Common Following Allopurinol Discontinuation

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It is necessary to continue urate-lowering therapy in the inpatient setting to decrease the risk of gout flare in hospitalized patients.   GoutĀ flare is almost 14-times more likely to develop in hospitalized patients who have allopurinol discontinued upon admission compared to those who have the treatment continued, according to new study findings. The findings, presented […]