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Does simvastatin cause gout attack

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Dr.    Albana Sejdini MD

My husband is taking several meds for blood pressure and heart. Are there any that could cause gout attacks? the meds my husband take are many. Plavix 75 mg. amlodipine Besylate 10mg. Colcrys 0.6 mg ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Albana Sejdini ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Rovena Murati MD

I was recently diagnosed with gout . I took HCTZ for four years and suspect that it is the cause of my gout. If this is the case, am I still at risk,for more gout attacks even if I quit... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rovena Murati ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.    Mukesh Chugh MD

I take Atenolol 50mg and lisinopril/Hctz 20/12.5 for high blood pressure , for the last 3 years I have been having Gout attacks about every month. Can my meds be a contributor? Are there other drugs ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Mukesh Chugh ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Naval Mendiratta MD

My husband has been suffering from Gout since 1986. He got a severe attack after taking xyloric so ... was fine till yesterday but last night again he got severe pain in right wrist. What is causing... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Naval Mendiratta ( Rheumatologist)
Dr. Michelle Gibson James MD

I have had gout before and I'm having attack of it in my heel now , it started Monday morning ,l got up with my foot sore for no reason. Tuesday it was still sore and little worse .wednesday I couldn ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Michelle Gibson James ( General & Family Physician)

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Dr. Purva Patel MD

Hi, I m having a gout attack that x-rays show that it is gout and yet the lab blood test show the uric acid level is within the normal levels. How can that be? If there is enough uric acid to form ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Purva Patel ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Saurabh Gupta MD

, and at a 128 last week. I changed my diet, and started exercising. Now I m having a gout attack in my right ... control them with some high powered IP to relieve the attack. I was cautioned that it... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Saurabh Gupta ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Matt Wachsman MD

Dear Dr Mohan, I recently had gout attack and it was for 1st time. Medication is on but I believe they are treating the symptoms and not cause. What all test I should do before I visit you in the... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Matt Wachsman ( Addiction Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Asti Yuliadha MD

I m having swelling and pain in my left ankle. I ve had gout before in my big left toe. Ive been on Allopurinol for 4 weeks since my last attack in order to reduce uric acids levels. I also have an extra bone... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Asti Yuliadha ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.   Munish Sood MD

I recently got over a big toe attack of gout, but now my right knee is almost killing me.....so I ... food etc, but found there were many fruits that I eat that also cause gout. My question is... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Munish Sood ( Ayurveda Specialist)

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Dr.  Michelle Gibson James MD

Hi Foods with a high content of purine cause gout attacks. Fruits with low purine are apples, kiwi, grapefruit, dates, orange, canteloupe. Reduce your meat intake. May opt for 1 to 2 meat free days...

Dr. Karl Logan MD

gout is caused by the formation of urate crystals in the joints which are like little needles and cause intense inflammation. most people who get gout have raised levels of urate in the blood....

Dr. Divya Kuttikrishnan MD

Hi there.... Thanks for writing in... The possible foods that cause gout are protein rich food..Again diet, genetic predisposition,and decreased renal excretion of urate could all be reasons for...