• Acute gout: Oral steroids work as well as NSAIDs 

    Prasad, Shailendra; Ewigman, Bernard; Hickner, John (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2008-10)
    Use a short course of oral steroids (prednisone 30-40mg/d for 5 days) for treatment of acute gout when nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are contraindicated. Steroids are also a reasonable choice as first-line ...