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Condition: Gout
5/30/2014 11:07:01 AM

Reviewer: jlsk, 75 or over Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Yesterday afternoon, I took four tablets (over a period of time (as instructed by doctor). Very early this morning, I began severe diarrhea which has continued to present (mid morning). Don't know what to expect when I try to eat something. Medicatioin did not seem to help the problem for which it was prescribed.

Condition: Gout
5/27/2014 11:43:55 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
The medication did reduce the pain of gout, but the side effects have included diarrhea and sore stomach, and I had an episode of terrible pains in my hips and calves while out walking today ( which I suspect may have been brought on by the medication). So I think I'm giving up on this drug.

Condition: Gout
5/22/2014 8:48:30 PM

Reviewer: Steve, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Initially pain from gout decreased. After about 2 months, I stopped taking it and all symptoms of gout disappeared. This is a very expensive drug- $165 for 30 days. I don't intend to ever take it again,

Condition: Gout
5/16/2014 9:16:19 AM

Reviewer: JohnMitchell, 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
This medication works great causing my pain to go away completely in 3 days. However, it requires a prescription and costs over $100 for 30 very tiny pills I only take this for 3 days and then stop taking it cause I have heard that it has bad side effects.

Condition: Gout
4/2/2014 3:01:00 PM

Reviewer: pooped out, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had my first ever Gout attach, they treated me with Colcrys and it has been 10days. I have had excessive Diarrhea and the pain and swelling are still there. Feeling like this med is worthless.

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