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BNSSG Adult Joint Formulary

10.2 Hyperuricaemia and gout

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First line drugs Second line drugs Specialist drugs Secondary care drugs

Link to BNF Gout 


Colchicine (TLS Green)

Xanthine Oxidase Inhibitors

Allopurinol (TLS Green)


Febuxostat (TLS Blue)

  • For the management of chronic hyperuricaemia in gout only for patients who are intolerant of allopurinol or for whom allopurinol is contraindicated
  • See NICE TA164
  • Also see MHRA information about hypersensitivity reactions with Febuxostat


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