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Gout medication treatment patterns and adherence to standards of care from a managed care perspective.

Authors
  • Sarawate, Chaitanya A
  • Brewer, Kathleen K
  • Yang, Wenya
  • Patel, Pankaj A
  • Schumacher, H Ralph
  • Saag, Kenneth G
  • Bakst, Alan W
Type
Published Article
Journal
Mayo Clinic proceedings
Publication Date
Jul 01, 2006
Volume
81
Issue
7
Pages
925–934
Identifiers
PMID: 16835972
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

There was low compliance with allopurinol therapy for treatment of gout. Patients potentially received suboptimal quality of care as measured by serum urate testing and appropriateness of allopurinol dosing in patients with renal impairment.

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