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Condition: Gout
4/18/2009 5:17:39 PM

Reviewer: mike39095, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Have noticed lower back pain into my 9 weeks of taking RX, (may not be related.) Gout attacks had become numerous and effecting more joints each attack, before beginning alopurinol.No severe attacks for last 3-weeks. Something seems to be working. 100mg daily dose. Drowsiness may or may not be associated as I also take 9 other meds daily. No stomach problems. If it stops the gout....I'm all fo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Gout
4/18/2009 12:38:34 PM

Reviewer: Allopurinol, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My Doctor forewarned me of the possibility of a diarreha reaction so he suggested one 0.6mg pill every four hours instead of every one to two hours. I have taken 4 pills in 18 hours with a world of difference. Swelling has gone down 50% and the pain has subsided considerably. This was my 3rd and worst bout with gout and Allopurinol saved my day,

Condition: Gout
4/14/2009 2:00:34 PM

Reviewer: OBPNW, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
No attacks since i began 300mg daily, 6 years ago. About 40 50 0z water daily. Uric acid level has been lower range of normal. It does take about 6 months for the body to get adjusted and back to normal. Very recomended!.

Condition: Gout
3/31/2009 10:29:57 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I naturally over produce uric acid and this has helped lower the amount of uric acid in my body.

Condition: Gout
3/23/2009 7:17:46 PM

Reviewer: ammos, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

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