The net clinical benefits of febuxostat versus allopurinol in patients with gout or asymptomatic hyperuricemia – a systematic review and meta-analysis

Systemic reviews and meta-analyses suggest hyperuricemia is a cardiovascular risk factor. The effects of xanthine oxidase inhibitors on cardiac outcomes remain unclear. We assessed the effects of febuxostat and allopurinol on mortality and adverse reactions in adult patients with hyperuricemia.
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ConclusionsIn the presence of elevated urate, human cartilage homogenates increase MSU crystal formation and promote the formation of smaller crystals which have greater inflammatory potential. These processes may contribute to the predilection of gout to osteoarthritic joints.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
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