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Medication errors with the use of allopurinol and colchicine: a retrospective study of a national, anonymous Internet-accessible error reporting system.

Mikuls TR, Curtis JR, Allison JJ, et al. The Journal of rheumatology. 2006;33:562-6.

The authors analyzed MEDMARX data over a 5-year period and found that inappropriate prescribing practices contributed to errors in gout care.