Adding colchicine to prevent gout flares while initiating allopurinol ‘very cost effective’

Despite its increased cost in the United States, colchicine use to prevent gout flares while starting treatment with allopurinol remains “very cost effective,” according to findings published in Arthritis Care & Research.“Allopurinol is the core therapy for gout, and starting it can be challenging because it can actually precipitate flares of gout,” Philip C. Robinson,