Take this medication when you get a flare of gout.
It comes in a 0.6mg pill.
You start by taking TWO pills at once. Then, 2 hours later, you can take another ONE pill.
DAY 2 and thereafter:
After that, you take ONE pill per day until either of these happen:
Your gout resolves. (Great, you don’t need any more).
You get diarrhea. That means your body has had enough of the medication and you can stop it for now.
Disclaimer: this is just the general and common advice regarding this medication that Dr. Stewart tells his patients. It is not intended to be a complete list of all the information about this medication. For complete information, please click on the product monograph here, or contact your pharmacist.