Two psoriatic patients are reported with hyperuricemia and gout who had an episode of acute gouty arthritis within 24 hours after the administration of methotrexate intravenously.
A patient with gout and psoriasis, in which treatment with methotrexate is contemplated should probably receive prophylactic colchicine to prevent the precipitation of gouty attacks.
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