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Condition: Gout
10/30/2008 7:48:27 PM

Reviewer: ssweetie, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Diagnosed with gout last year after months of excruciating pain so bad I could not put feet on floor or stand sheet to touch them. Started with 100mg daily, raised dose to 300mg over first ten months. Could not eat any type of meat other than occasional chicken, asparagus, cauliflower, beans, peanut butter. Finally increased dose to 600mg daily and finally pain free. Can eat normally and walk with ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Gout
10/23/2008 10:24:38 AM

Reviewer: sheila, 75 or over on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
does this cause direaha ?

Condition: Gout
10/18/2008 10:32:40 PM

Reviewer: gemple5@msn.com, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:

Condition: Gout
10/11/2008 5:37:04 PM

Reviewer: malibu, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Prescribed by my Dr. for infrequent gout attacks, and infrequent kidney stones. This drug has worked very well for me.

Condition: Gout
10/3/2008 7:14:38 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Had frequent(4 per year) gout attacks that lasted several weeks the last one lasted 10 weeks. When the attack was over, took allopurinol in 100mg doses and increased to 300mg in 3 weeks. So far, I have had no severe allergic reactions. I had diahrea at first and now is slowly going away. I noticed lightheadiness when standing up and is less frequent now after six weeks of taking alopurinol. M ... Show Full Comment

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