Resource Summary

Clinical Question:
Does febuxostat (Uloric) offer any advantages over allopurinol in preventing gout?

Febuxostat is not better than allopurinol for preventing gout and has a higher rate of initial flares. It should only be considered in patients who have experienced a serious adverse event with allopurinol.

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Publication Date: 2013-2-19
Last Updated on PCR: 2017-04-01 11:31:54