Hello and thanks for the query
The peripheral edema
may be due to Gout, Heart Failure
or due to vascular problem. You need to be investigated in detail for that. Consult your Family physician and your investigation done. Meanwhile keep your leg raised that will help you to reduce the swelling.
You can try the alternative treatment for Gout or by altering the drug. The precaution you have to take are: Regular walking for 30-40 minutes per day, Low protein diet
, High carbohydrate diet, Take plenty of water, stop alcohol completely and avoid whole pulses.
Hope this will help you.