The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
Colchicine and Other Drugs for Gout
November 30, 2009 (Issue: 1326)Until the recent introduction of febuxostat (Uloric), no new drugs had been marketed for treatment of gout in the past 40 years. Colchicine, which has been available for decades as an unapproved drug, has now been approved by the FDA (Colcrys) for...more
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