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Clinical Trial 12795

Plano, TX 75075

Study Summary:

Gout usually develops after a number of years of buildup of uric acid crystals in the joints and surrounding tissues. Symptoms include:
Warmth, pain, swelling, and extreme tenderness in a joint, usually a big toe joint . Symptoms sometimes start in a different joint, such as the ankle or knee.

Pain that starts during the night and is so intense that even light pressure from a sheet is intolerable.

Rapid increase in discomfort, lasting for some hours of the night and then easing during the next few days.

As the gout attack subsides, the skin around the affected joint may peel and feel itchy.

Other symptoms may include:
Very red or purplish skin around the affected joint, which may appear to be infected. Limited movement in the affected joint.

Qualified Participants Must:

• Be 18 year of age or older

Qualified Participants May Receive:

Compensation for time and travel will be providied for all completed study visits.

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