Gout and 0% Beer?

The only major change to diet I have had recently is switching to 0% ethanol beer…

I have gout in my big toe.

I read today that apparently these “beers” contain purines too…bummer.

The long term preventative treatment for gout is usually a Xanthine oxidase inhibitor….

This should stop the uric acid precipitating out as sodium urate should the concentration of uric acid stray from equilibrium… too many sodium ions could be bad too…

Seems like a good justification to open a bottle of wine…and stop drinking the 0% beer as an experiment.

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