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Allopurinol in Acute Gout

This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
(because of a lack of funding)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: January 24, 2013
Last Update Posted: May 11, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Artur de Brum-Fernandes, Université de Sherbrooke
The objectives of the present study are to determine if starting treatement of hyperuricemia with allopurinol during an acute gout crises has an impact on the duration or the severity of the crises

Condition Intervention
Gout Drug: allopurinol

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Allopurinol in Acute Gout The Title Will Not be Change as the Study as Been Closed.

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Further study details as provided by Artur de Brum-Fernandes, Université de Sherbrooke:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Duration of the gout crises [ Time Frame: First 7 days after visit ]
    Presence of inflammatory signs

Enrollment: 0
Study Completion Date: February 2013
Primary Completion Date: December 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Allopurinol
treatment with allopurinol
Drug: allopurinol
No arms will not be change as the study as been closed.
Placebo Comparator: placebo
placebo comparator
Drug: allopurinol
No arms will not be change as the study as been closed.


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

More than 18 years old Able to sign informed consent Indication of long-term treatment with allopurinol Acute gout crisis

Exclusion Criteria:

Les than 18 years-old Unable to consent Contra-indication to allopurinol

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Responsible Party: Artur de Brum-Fernandes, Doctor, Université de Sherbrooke
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01775098     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Allopurinol in acute gout
First Submitted: January 21, 2013
First Posted: January 24, 2013
Last Update Posted: May 11, 2017
Last Verified: May 2017

Keywords provided by Artur de Brum-Fernandes, Université de Sherbrooke:
uric acid

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Crystal Arthropathies
Rheumatic Diseases
Purine-Pyrimidine Metabolism, Inborn Errors
Metabolism, Inborn Errors
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Metabolic Diseases
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Enzyme Inhibitors
Gout Suppressants
Antirheumatic Agents
Free Radical Scavengers
Protective Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs