Gout is known as a form of inflammatory arthritis that develops in people who have high levels of uric acid in their blood. It's is very painful and people who suffer from it are often unable to do the simple movements they...
In today’s pharmacology quiz we’ll be looking at arthritis – a disorder that affects the joints – with particular reference to gout, a form of arthritis which is cause by an excess amount of uric acid...
Questions: 20 | Attempts: 1178 | Last updated: Nov 27, 2018
drug that decreases uric acid levels both in blood and in urine.
Welcome back to our two-part series on the topics of arthritis and its sub-category of gout. You may have faired well in the first chapter of this quiz, but do you know enough about the pharmacology of these disorders to get...
Questions: 20 | Attempts: 442 | Last updated: Nov 27, 2018
A 62-year-old male suffering from osteoarthritis presented to the emergency room with nausea, headache, dizziness, tinnitus, difficulty in hearing and sweating. His body temperature was 104F. He had been overtreating himself for four days with aspirin in an attempt to relieve a severe pain from his right hip.
Which of the following statements best explains the reason of hyperthermia in this patient?