Topical Treatment for Gout


Is there any topical treatment for gout?


There are no effective topical treatments for gout in the U.S. There are topical preparations of NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) available in Europe and are being tested in the U.S.

Alan Matsumoto, M.D.

About Alan Matsumoto, M.D.

Part-time Faculty, Division of Rheumatology
Johns Hopkins University