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Gout Medication Safe, Effective in Dialysis Patients

Febuxostat is safe and effective for treating gout in patients on dialysis, according to a new study. The study was a retrospective review of clinical and laboratory data from 62 dialysis patients (45 on hemodialysis and 17 on peritoneal dialysis) with gout treated with febuxostat. The mean serum uric acid level decreased significantly from 9.36…

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