Implication for health policy/practice/research/medical education:
Strategies to lower the incident of hypertension associated-cardiovascular disease should
include monitoring serum uric acid level, and if its level is higher than 5.5 mg/dL, treatment
with allopurinol should be initiated.
Please cite this paper as: Assadi F. Hyperuricemia; a warning sign of future cardiovascular
events and chronic kidney disease. J Nephropharmacol. 2018;7(1):1-2. DOI: 10.15171/