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Condition: Gout
7/2/2013 9:58:57 PM

Reviewer: Kat, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My husband has suffered with gout for about 20 years. He has been taking probenecid with colchicine for most of that time with good results. He used to take the old colchicine (before colcrys) when he would feel like he was getting a full blown attack either becuase he over indulged or forget to take his daily pill.The old colchicine always worked for him and knocked it out. This new "colcrys ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Gout
5/14/2013 10:25:33 AM

Reviewer: Jim, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been taking the real colchicine for about ten years when I have a gout attack. This stuff act differently in that it does not reverse the effects that have already started It does stop the progression of the swelling. The old cochicine that I was taking would eliminate the problem. After taking just one of these pills I become nausiated. I don't get diahrea until about the third day and ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Gout
4/1/2013 6:28:54 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I'm a 54 year old very fit and athletic Asian woman who was diagnosed with gout from hydrochlorothiazide treatment and dehydration. I've been on Colcrys for 2 days and having severe diarrhea, up to the point where I have to miss work. It reduced the swelling but my toe is still red and inflamed. It also makes my cheeks full and red and I have severe nausea. I take it with lots of water ... Show Full Comment

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

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