When to treat hyperuricemia

  • Rony Maharjan Patan Academy of Health Sciences


Hyperuricemia can lead to gouty arthritis and nephrolithiasis ,however asymptomatic hyperuricemia doesn't need urate lowering therapies.The treatment should be initiated only if there are two or more gout attacks per year,presence of tophi or renal stones or chronic kidney disease stage two or more.

Author Biography

Rony Maharjan, Patan Academy of Health Sciences

Lecturer, Department of General Practice and Emergency Medicine, Patan Academy of Health Sciences, Lalitpur, Nepal

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