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    Condition: Gout
    4/15/2008 8:52:25 AM

    Reviewer: blaine0, 55-64 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:
    This medication flat out stopped my husbands gout attacks, and reduced his uric acid level to normal range.He had gout attacks back to back for 2 years,now gout free for 2 years.He was not able to start with the 300mg dose,he did 100mg and worked up due to side effects,but it has been worth the effort to get onto this medication.

    Condition: Gout
    3/25/2008 10:30:23 PM

    Reviewer: austin, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    If I take daily and stay away from all shell seafood I have not had any additional flare ups. I would at one time stop taking only to have the gout flare up again. Daily usage has stopped gout flare up

    Condition: Gout
    3/13/2008 10:36:54 PM

    Reviewer: cr122081, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Two years ago my doctor found gout crystals in my knee while doing surgery for what he thought was a flap of cartilage. I have been on 300mg of allopurinol once a day ever since and have not had any major flare ups ever since. Now, I recently had surgery again on the same knee for a different problem and there was no sign of the gout!

    Condition: Gout
    2/20/2008 10:15:54 AM

    Reviewer: Morganjay6fan@aol.com, 45-54 Male (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    this medicine works for me , on rare occations i still get a gout flare up.. Also during a flare up i take colchicine 0.6mg[excellium]....

    Condition: Gout
    2/17/2008 1:27:27 PM

    Reviewer: on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    very good & helpful for me.

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