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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of cuprimine oral.

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Condition: Kidney Stones caused by Cystine
7/29/2013 11:40:34 PM

Reviewer: Judy75, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My only complaint with cuprimine is the pricing. I am on Medicare and the cost for a prescription of 60 pills has gone up three hundred dollars since the first of this year. The drug works well for me but I feel totally ripped off to be so dependent on it. I have been taking cuprimine since 1974.

Condition: Kidney Stones caused by Cystine
4/26/2013 6:01:04 PM

Reviewer: donut, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Have been taking cuprimine for 38 years for cystinuria, starting at a very young age. Very infrequently changing the dose. In the past, I was on a larger dose and it was ultimately blamed for development of temporary nerve damage(numbness in feet/hands). To avoid the high dose, therapy is currently augmented with captopril in addition to the cuprimine. Effectiveness? Well, I have had ma ... Show Full Comment

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