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Condition: Gout
3/19/2013 7:18:47 PM

Reviewer: shivas, 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Frustrated that the drug maker can profitably sell this pill for $5 for 100 tablets, but now sells it for $5 a tablet now that they have an FDA patent. Insurance wouldn't cover the Colcrys prescription, so I ordered generic colchicine from a reputable mail-order Canadian pharmacy. Unlike the US, you can still get the generic from Canada. $59 for 100 of the .6mg pills. Anyways, the medicat ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Gout
10/8/2012 9:15:53 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
First gout attack was a month ago.took indomethacin with no relief. Dr. prescibed prednisone which got pain to a managable level but didn't take it completely away. had second attack four days ago Doc prescibed colcrys now pain is again managable but have severe diarhea and fatigue and weakness plus paying $5 apill...prednisone seams to work as well and a 10 day supply costs $5

Condition: Gout
10/5/2012 8:35:00 AM

Reviewer: Limpy, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After two full days on this medication the gout attack that started nearly two weeks ago has gotten worse, particularly the swelling. And it is far too expensive!

Condition: Gout
9/10/2012 5:53:32 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I've started to have gout episodes in my foot since I lost one kidney and my Uric Acid is always elevated. My primary doctor advised to start taking Colcrys and the first two days I could tolerate the drug well. By the third day, I had severe diarrhea, mild stomach cramping and felt nauseated the entire day. My foot doctor informed me to only take it twice a day and with meals and that helpe ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Gout
6/28/2012 2:05:39 PM

Reviewer: someone is doing this for me, 75 or over Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

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