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    Condition: Gout
    3/11/2016 9:04:08 AM

    Reviewer: Mark, 45-54 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I took this medication on advice from my GP for gout pain prescribed at 2 a day.I ended up in intensive care on life support at New Year 2016 with complete organ failure after taking dosage for 6 months. No leaflet on side effects was provided by pharmacy or my GP and I was also taking stations alongside it and my GP knew this. I am now in the process of taking legal action against my GP as at pr ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Gout
    3/7/2016 11:18:22 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    CAUTION!!! Do NOT take this drug if you are taking statins! Go to wiki and read Contraindications. Within 2 months I was wheelchair bound, could barely stand. It's been one year and I am still having major problem with my legs. THIS DRUG IS DANGEROUS WITH STATINS!!! Try Tart Cherry Juice instead.

    Condition: Gout
    12/30/2015 12:07:19 AM

    Reviewer: Boomer420, 45-54 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    My story: 54 year old active male. Was diagnosed with gout for the first time about six years ago. Like many I thought it was an injury of some sort. My gout occurs in my left big toe or the middle ball joints of my left foot and it is BAD. Colchicine is the only thing that I have tried that has had any success. Ibu, naproxen, indomethacin - none of these provided any relief whatsoever. As soon ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Gout
    10/27/2015 8:12:48 PM

    Reviewer: pbt140, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Doc gave me meds and said use at the start of flare-up. Worked great, most pain gone within seven hours. Loved it. Later the diarrhea set in. Next day could not get far from toilet. Worked better than anything I have tried but side effects were discouraging.

    Condition: Gout
    8/29/2015 2:51:37 PM

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    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

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