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Any over the counter medication for Gout?
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Any over the counter medication for Gout?

My mother has severe Gout at times.

I was wondering if there anything over the counter that can be recommended.

I've been looking on teh internet and I see are these herb supplements.

Will those help????

Thanks for your time

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I am not aware of herbal remedies that help gout.  

I cannot make any specific recommendations without evaluation.  You physician may suggest anti-inflammatories if there are no medical contraindications.  

Prescription medications for acute episdoes would include prescription anti-inflammatories (i.e. Indocin) or colchicine.  

Medication like allopurinol can be considered to prevent future episodes.

Followup with your personal physician is essential.

This answer is not intended as and does not substitute for medical advice - the information presented is for patient education only. Please see your personal physician for further evaluation of your individual case.

Kevin, M.D.
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I dont think so but Gout can be extremely painful she needs to see a doctor and get treated for it.
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Thank you for all the advice.

The medictation that has been perscribed from her doctor she seems not to be working.

Thanks again!!
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