Sunderland Joint Formulary
NHS Sunderland Clinical Commissioning Group
South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust

 
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10 Musculoskeletal and joint diseases
10-01-04 Acute attacks of gout

Naproxen
Formulary
Tablets: 250 mg, 500 mg

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Colchicine
Formulary
Tablets: 500 micrograms
Note: When treating acute gout, max. 6 mg per course; course not to be repeated within 3 days

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Etoricoxib
Formulary

Tablets: 120 mg

Note: Maximum of 8 days treatment for gout


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Prednisolone
Formulary
Injection: 25 mg/mL (Deltastab)

See section 6.3.2
Can be used as an alternative for those who cannot tolerate NSAIDs or who are resistant to other treatments

See section 6.3.2 for other preparations

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Anakinra
Formulary
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Solution for injection (pre-filled syringe): 100mg/0.67mL

Note: for the indication of acute gout in hospital setting only

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