Reported here are two cases of gout which occurred during levodopa therapy for parkinsonism and a third patient who developed elevation in his serum uric acid level but no symptoms of gout. We believe that these are the first two patients to manifest gout while receiving levodopa treatment.
Honda H, Gindin RA. Gout While Receiving Levodopa for Parkinsonism. JAMA. 1972;219(1):55–57. doi:10.1001/jama.1972.03190270031008
Coronavirus Resource Center
Customize your JAMA Network experience by selecting one or more topics from the list below.
Create a personal account or sign in to: