PREVIOUS QUESTION:

 

NEXT QUESTION:

 

What's the treatment for pseudogout?

ANSWER

The type of pseudogout treatment prescribed will depend on several factors, including the person's age, other medications he or she takes, overall health, medical history, and the severity of the attacks. Drugs to treat pseudogout include:

  • NSAIDS (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs)
  • Corticosteroids
  • Colchicine, a gout drug

From: Arthritis and Pseudogout WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: The American College of Rhuematology. The Arthritis Foundation.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on May 13, 2018

SOURCES: The American College of Rhuematology. The Arthritis Foundation.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on May 13, 2018

NEXT QUESTION:

How soon are symptoms of pseudogout relieved after you start treatment?

WAS THIS ANSWER HELPFUL

THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for general informational purposes only and does not address individual circumstances. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment and should not be relied on to make decisions about your health. Never ignore professional medical advice in seeking treatment because of something you have read on the WebMD Site. If you think you may have a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or dial 911.

    This tool does not provide medical advice. See additional information.