Australian cardiologists are closer to confirming that a drug used for decades to treat gout could be used long-term to prevent MI in people with heart disease. Interest in using colchicine for secondary prevention first came to light in 2012 when Australian cardiologists reported findings from their small pilot study among 500 Western Australian patients, ...
Common gout drug edges closer to becoming routinely used in heart disease
By Sunalie Silva
23 Mar 2017