Lesinurad comes up trumps in gout treatment

Combining lesinurad (Zurampic) with allopurinol is far more effective for lowering urate serum levels in gout patients than allopurinol alone.

Double the number of patients who had been unable to reach uric acid targets with allopurinol hit their treatment goals with the combination of lesinurad and allopurinol.

Serum uric acid levels fell below 6mg/dL by six months in 54% of those who had