Do Uric Acid Lowering Drugs Reduce BP in Hypertensive Patients?

By April 14, 2017

In general, there was low quality evidence from three trials indicating no reduction in systolic (-6.2mmHg, 95% CI: -12.8 to 0.5) or diastolic (-3.9mmHg, 95% CI: -9.2 to 1.4) 24-hour ambulatory BP with uric acid lowering drugs vs. placebo.

New Guidelines Issued for Management of Gout

October 02, 2012

Approaches for management of gout are presented in a two-part guideline.