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    Condition: Gout
    7/31/2013 10:01:58 PM

    Reviewer: 25-34 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    colcrys is a brand name that has an artificially high price owing to government (FDA) decision to give one company an exclusive market for something that has been used since the time of Christ. (Ben Franklin brought the Autumn crocus (natural source)to America.) So government control raised the price from 3 cents to five dollar a dose! The simple solution is to buy from Canada. Oden labs there ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Gout
    7/30/2013 3:13:56 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    To anyone who has used this medicine and found it not to work the same as the old colchicine I was able to get the generic form, which is also ALOT cheaper, from a canadian pharmacy. The new Colcrys was not working for my husband like the old medicine and his doctor faxed in a prescription to a canadian pharmacy and they were able to get us the old generic form of colchicine. My husband just took ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Gout
    7/22/2013 11:51:00 AM

    Reviewer: Lukas McKain, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    While it appears to work sometimes it is not always effective at fighting off a gout attack. My experience is about 65% effective at stopping a gout attack within 24 hours.

    Condition: Gout
    7/17/2013 9:27:47 PM

    Reviewer: Annie, 65-74 Female (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Colcrys was prescribed for a 1st occurence of gout. I waas given a 30 day supply. I managed to take it for 15 days. It was not effective. I had diarhea, nausea, acid reflux, and cramps. An altogether unpleasant experience. Stopped meds, called doctor and have a follow up appt.

    Condition: Gout
    7/10/2013 8:45:02 PM

    Reviewer: 35-44 on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    thanks to the fda people who suffer gout now get abused in the pocket to take colcrys... if you take the med you know the history with the trials and what not ... here is an option at this web site .... the generic version ... at 60 day supply Colchicine 60 pills (0.5mg)\ ..for $30.78 usd plus air mail fee

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