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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Colcrys oral.

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84 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Gout
1/19/2016 4:47:26 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Worked great. Then I lost the extra help paying for my prescriptions. Went to pick up the script, with insurance it was going to cost $170 a month. CRAP

Condition: Gout
11/19/2015 9:47:29 AM

Reviewer: TOMMY BK, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This pill is small and low impact. If you pop 3 in a day it will hurt though. I would only Max out at 2 pills per 24 hours and that only for the first day or two. It stopped gout in it's tracks for me. Obviously when taking this pill its important to adjust your diet to a low purine, to make sure your body can flush out the bad and not have it all replaced right away. Also... here is a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Gout
10/19/2015 2:18:38 PM

Reviewer: Roc, 55-64 Male (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I had my first gout flare-up back in 2012. The directions indicate one pill every hour for only three hours. After the third dose I decided to take another pill, it was then that I came to find out about the worst diarrhea I have ever experienced, accompanied by burning and stinging around the ol bung hole. On day two I only took one pill and the pain from the gout (left big toe ) started to go aw ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Gout
10/5/2015 3:05:39 AM

Reviewer: innocent bystander, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
On the plus side: no more swelling in my foot, ankle, rt index, knee. Saying goodbye to redness, heat and the accompanying pain is wonderful. Weight loss. The price is awful. So awful I had to be confined to bed,pretty much 24/7 for 3 weeks before I gave in. The number of trips to bathroom was so frequent and urgent I didn't dare even leave the house. I worry about the speed of weight los ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Gout
4/21/2015 12:42:45 PM

Reviewer: JC, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
The old generic version was only about 10 cents a tablet. It worked great but was a LITTLE hard on the stomach. That drug is NOT available any longer and new version is $8.00 a tablet... WTF????

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