Consider an Oral Steroid Instead of an NSAID for Acute Gout

Corticosteroids will be used more often for ACUTE gout flares.

Oral corticosteroids work as well as NSAIDs for pain during a gout attack...and are a safer choice for some patients.

Consider a corticosteroid instead of an NSAID for more patients...especially those with kidney disease, cirrhosis, heart failure, etc.

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