The safety of febuxostat versus allopurinol in gout patients with hyperuricemia.

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: CHEN, Jungyi (Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Tainan City, China Taiwan)
  • Co-author(s): Jungyi Chen
  • Abstract:

    Background

    The efficacy of Febuxostat is as effective as or more effective than Allopurinol in several evidences. However, FDA had warned that Febuxostat may produce fatal or nonfatal liver failure on November 2012, but the evidence about abnormal liver function was controversial till now.

    Purpose

    To evaluate the safety of Febuxostat included all

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