Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Migraine Medication May Increase Uric Acid

Rising uric acid levels tied to migraine drug

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In migraine patients, treatment with the drug topiramate (sold as Topamax) may result in increasing blood levels of uric acid, a study shows.

Some research has linked high uric acid levels in the body to a higher risk of cardiovascular trouble. Excess uric acid in the body can create oxidative stress, a state that damages body cells and contributes to diseases, including the buildup of artery-clogging plaques...
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