Gouty Arthritis (Gout) Marketed and Pipeline Drugs Assessment, Clinical Trials and Competitive Landscape
Gout is a type of inflammatory arthritis that is triggered by the crystallization of uric acid within the joints. It is associated with hyperuricemia, often because of the overproduction or underexcretion of uric acid by the body. Uric acid is the product of the metabolism of purine-containing compounds, such as deoxyribonucleic acid and ribonucleic acid. Uric acid is a weak acid and exists largely in the form of a urate anion (an ionized form of uric acid) at the physiologic...