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

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Condition: Gout
3/26/2012 10:29:05 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
As a drug predating the FDA, colchicine was sold in the United States as a generic drug for many years. In 2009, the FDA approved colchicine for gout flares, awarding Colcrys a three-year term of market exclusivity, prohibiting generic sales, and increasing the price of the drug from $0.09 to $4.85 per tablet

Condition: Gout
3/18/2012 7:59:13 PM

Reviewer: ingorex, 75 or over Male (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I am 75 yrs. old and for the past 40 yrs. have taken .06MG of Colchicine and attained effective relief until recently when the pharmacy had to substitute Colcrys as the old Colchicine was no longer available. The cost of Colcrys greatly exceeded that over generic Colchicine, $475 vs #5 for a 90 day supply. It is not as effective as I now experience diarreha and increased tofus on my ears and face. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Gout
3/18/2012 5:55:44 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Immediately (within 3 mins.) after taking colcrys I had heart palpation, my blood pressure elevated to 130/140, my pulse rate was 146.

Condition: Gout
3/18/2012 10:15:59 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
this was the worse medication I have ever been on. severe vomitting and diarhea, bleeding from the rectum.

Condition: Gout
1/17/2012 10:12:17 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
within 2 to 3 days, pain subsided and able to go to daily medication of Allopurinol.

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