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Pain in the thigh, side effects of gout medication - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   i have low sensation in one of the muscles
User :   what do you suggest
Doctor :   Since how long you have this and where exactly is the decreased sensation
User :   for a week, on the thighs
Doctor :   Do you mean you have pinning or needle like sensation?
Doctor :   Do you have on both the thighs?
User :   no one
Doctor :   Do you have similar problem anywhere in the past?
Doctor :   anytime
Doctor :   Do you have similar problem anywhere else in the body?
User :   no
Doctor :   What is your age?
Doctor :   Do you have more subcutanious fat on the thighs?
Doctor :   Are you with me?
User :   no
User :   leave this
User :   i have another qurey
Doctor :   Please proceed
User :   do you know any medication for gout pain in the feet?
Doctor :   If it is acute pain, simple analgesics like Ibuprofen can help
Doctor :   If not there are certain preparations which interfere with the enzymatic activity called Colchicine
User :   thanks
Doctor :   If there is high Uric acid levels in the blood which is thought to aggravate gouty arthritis
User :   what shd be the dosage
Doctor :   your doctor may prescribe Allopurinol also
User :   does ethoshine help
Doctor :   I am sorry, is it herbal medicine?
User :   no its a pain killer
Doctor :   Can you type the generic name
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   It is Etoricoxib, a novel COX2 inhibitor
Doctor :   with lesser side effects
Doctor :   than IBuprofen
Doctor :   Did you follow?
User :   so it has lesser side effects than ibrufone
Doctor :   yes
User :   what should be the dose per day and what power
Doctor :   Oh that is a prescription medication
Doctor :   It has a potential to abuse
Doctor :   You need a prescription to buy it and not available over the counter
Doctor :   The dose depends, on the need, the persons weight, other medical conditions especially kidney function
Doctor :   It is available from 60mg to 120mg, so the right dose can be prescribed by the doctor
User :   can someone from your team help on right usage, does this medicine effect kidney
Doctor :   It will not affect kidney if it is taken in right doses and for prescribed days
User :   what are the sideeffects of this drug
Doctor :   Gastric irritation, Kidney fucntion
User :   ok thanks doc
User :   bye
Doctor :   Hope I have answered your queries
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me here
Doctor :   Bye for now
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