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    Condition: Gout
    9/22/2017 7:44:37 PM

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

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    Current Rating: 1

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    Comment:
    Taking for month and a half severe reactions to it. I had a Livertransplant and those rejection meds cause the gout. Now the med I'm allowed to take make me severely sick.

    Condition: Gout
    9/19/2017 2:46:20 PM

    Reviewer: grandmother of 6, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

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    Current Rating: 5

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    Condition: Gout
    4/9/2017 2:37:56 PM

    Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

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    Current Rating: 1

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    Current Rating: 1

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    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    caused large patches of rash on arms, legs, back chest, had to discontinue.

    Condition: Gout
    12/30/2016 6:02:18 AM

    Reviewer: Swampfox, 65-74 on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

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    Current Rating: 5

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    Current Rating: 5

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    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I used to take the very expensive colchisin and a pain reliever when I had an attack -- usually a couple of times a year. My doctor later prescribed Alopurinol; I take it 3 to 4 times a week and haven't had an attack in over 5 years.

    Condition: Gout
    12/12/2016 3:11:13 PM

    Reviewer: Rick77, on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

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    Current Rating: 5

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    Current Rating: 5

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    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Have been taking this medication for 10+ years with no noticable side effects. Uric acid levels were reduced (and have been maintained) at normal levels for several years now. I have not had a gout attack flare up for more than 2 years as well.

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