Gout Treatment Found to ‘Significantly’ Lessen Fibromyalgia Pain

Gout Treatment Found to ‘Significantly’ Lessen Fibromyalgia Pain

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Gout Treatment Found to ‘Significantly’ Lessen Fibromyalgia Pain

One month’s treatment with allopurinol, a medicine used for gout and high levels of uric acid, significantly lessened pain in women with fibromyalgia who failed to respond to conventional therapies, a pilot study shows. The study, “Effects of allopurinol on pain and anxiety in fibromyalgia patients: a pilot study,” was published in the Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology. The therapeutic regimen for fibromyalgia is complex, involving multiple therapies that act on different biological pathways. However, not…

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