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Table 2 Medications and supplements to treat gout

From: Sex differences in gout characteristics: tailoring care for women and men

Medicationa Women Men P value
N = 262 N = 1012
Acute/prophylactic gout medications (n, %)
 Colchicine 86 (33) 366 (36) 0.314
 Oral steroids 34 (13) 137 (14) 0.813
 NSAIDs 63 (24) 283 (28) 0.204
Analgesic medications (n, %)
 Acetaminophen 34 (13) 51 (5) <0.001
 Opioid type pain relievers 40 (15) 76 (8) <0.001
Over the counter supplements for gout (use in the past week) (n, %)
 Cherry Juice 21 (8) 111 (11) 0.161
 Vitamin C 59 (23) 225 (22) 0.927
 Turmeric 4 (2) 24 (2) 0.405
Chronic gout medications in those who are candidates
 Candidates 164 558  
 Any ULT use 127 (77) 488 (83.0) 0.103
 Allopurinol 84 (51) 378 (64) 0.002
 Febuxostat 42 (26) 95 (17) 0.002
  1. a NSAIDs nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, ULT urate lowering therapy
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