Classification of Gout
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Classification of Gout

Learn about the two types of gout: acute and chronic. Understand the symptoms, frequency, and duration of each type. Test your knowledge on the classification of gout!

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What is the primary mechanism of action of Allopurinol in reducing uric acid levels?

Inhibiting xanthine oxidase

Which of the following medications is a suitable alternative to Allopurinol for patients taking anticoagulant drugs?

Febuxostat

What is the primary symptom of the 58-year-old man in the case study?

Severe pain in the right wrist

What is the role of Colchicine in treating gout?

<p>Decreasing swelling and pain in the affected joints</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following medications is used to facilitate uric acid excretion and lower its level in the blood?

<p>Sulfinpyrazone</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary benefit of Xanthine's higher water solubility compared to uric acid?

<p>Easier excretion</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the classification of Diclofenac, Indomethacin, and Ketoprofen?

<p>Anti-inflammatory drugs</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary effect of NSAIDs on gout symptoms?

<p>Decreasing swelling and pain</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary complication of gout in the case study?

<p>Inflammation and swelling</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary risk factor for the 58-year-old man in the case study?

<p>Lack of medical check-ups</p> Signup and view all the answers

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