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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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Condition: Gout
3/18/2009 7:53:54 PM

Reviewer: Thankful now, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I started on this medicine over 12 years ago. It was HELL the first 6 months as I was having attack after attack as uric acid needles dissolved and broke apart. Gradually the flair ups became less server and less frequent. If you asked me what I thought of that drug at that time, I’d not have wished it on any one. But I have not had a serious flair up in over 10 years. I was tempted to go off this ... Show Full Comment

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