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FDA approves Ironwood's combination gout treatment

04:38 EDT 22 Aug 2017 | Pharmafile

Ironwood Pharmaceuticals has announced that the FDA has approved its drug Duzallo for the treatment of hyperuricemia associated with gout in patients who have not achieved target serum uric acid (sUA) levels with a medically appropriate daily dose of allopurinol alone.

While the drug was given the go-ahead in this indication, the FDA noted that it is not suitable for asymptomatic hyperuricemia.

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