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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

Comment:

Condition: Gout
5/14/2012 8:50:44 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have kidney disease already so I was a little nervous to take this med. I reluctantly decided to take it when my gout in my left foot got really really bad. I was taking it for 5 days and experienced bad diarrhea and was throwing up almost everything I ate/drank. The gout is not completely gone but I can walk without assistance. I still have some pain in my foot and toes and stand on it very l ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Gout
5/10/2012 9:42:20 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took this medication before and had no problems and no side effects. This time was different. Two days after taking it I begin to experience severe diarrhea and cramps. I am off the medications now, but an still have cramps with occasional diarrhea.

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

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