Pharmacy Corner
All About Gout Can gout damage other parts of my body?

Treating gout is very important because if left untreated it can cause permanent joint and tissue damage, and is associated with other health conditions.9

Kidney StonesOne in five patients with gout will develop kidney stones.9 The kidney stones can cause a lot of pain.9 If not treated the stones can result in kidney damage, infection or blockage of the urinary tract.9
Heart ProblemsConditions such as heart failure, high blood pressure, high cholesterol are linked to gout. If left untreated, gout can increase a person’s risk for a heart attack and stroke.9