Consider Recommending a Corticosteroid Instead of an NSAID for Acute Gout

Corticosteroids will be used more often for ACUTE gout flares.

Oral corticosteroids work as well as NSAIDs for pain during a gout attack...and are a safer choice for some patients.

Suggest a corticosteroid instead of an NSAID for more patients...especially those with kidney disease, cirrhosis, heart failure, etc.

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