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Gout (also known as podagra when it involves the big toe) is a Disease usually characterized by recurrent attacks of acute infla...
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Allopurinol 3,151 Colchicine 1,771 Prednisone 949
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Other name: Zyloprim (Zyloprim)
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Allopurinol is a drug used primarily to treat hyperuricemia (excess uric acid in blood plasma) and its complications, including chronic gout...
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Colchicine is a medication used for gout. It is a toxic natural product and secondary metabolite, originally extracted from plants of the genus Colchicum (autumn crocus, Colchicum autumnale, also known as "meadow saffron"). It was used originally...
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Allopurinol is a drug used primarily to treat hyperuricemia (excess uric acid in blood plasma) and its complications, including chronic gout...
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Colchicine is a medication used for gout. It is a toxic natural product and secondary metabolite, originally extracted from plants of the genus Colchicum (autumn crocus, Colchicum autumnale, also known as "meadow saffron"). It was used originally...
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me to Allopurinol for daily meds. I know the Indomethacin...
" ...after reading this. I take Colcrys on a daily basis ...daily dose of Colcrys. I am thinking of having him switch me to Allopurinol for daily meds. I know the Indomethacin will pit a hurting ...your digestive... "

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of relief and started Allopurinol about 3 months ago....
" ...I have taken Indomethacin, Colchicine and Colcrys with varying degrees of relief and started Allopurinol about 3 months ago. ...ago and I cycled through my last few Colcrys with barely any relief. A... "

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Allopurinol to treat my gout prophylacticly, and Colcrys...
" I take Allopurinol to treat my gout prophylacticly, and Colcrys if I have a flare up. The Aoolpurinol seems to keep it under control 99.8% of the time. If I feel an attack coming on, I start the... "

Make sure you take the allopurinol at the same timie...
" I have gout. Allopurinol is a maintenance drug to help those who have ...levels. Make sure you take the allopurinol at the same timie ...bout of gout. Cochisine (colcrys) does work well to help with gout... "

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Should I keep taking my allopurinol with colcrys for a gout...
" Should I keep taking my allopurinol with colcrys for a ...have gout and am taking... "

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1) twice daily. I'm also on Allopurinol 300mg (1) daily.I no...
" I have been on Colcrys and Allopurinol for quite some time. I currently take Colcrys .6mg (1) twice daily. I'm also on Allopurinol 300mg (1) daily. I... "

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even though i take allopurinol and colcrys daily. just...
" ...daily meds i have had several severe gout attacks, even though i take allopurinol and colcrys daily. just trying to... "

currently taking allopurinol and Colcrys for maintinance....
" Yes my husband has gout and is having an attack in his right knee. he is currently taking allopurinol and Colcrys for maintinance. He also has... "

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allergic reaction? Can I just take colcrys everyday and no...
" Allopurinol causing sore throat, difficulty swallowing - only side effect so far. Can we treat side effect? Is it caused by ...reaction? Can I just take... "

Daily he takes colcrys and allopurinol. Colcrys has...
" ...husband has gout and takes colchicine when he has an attack. Daily he takes colcrys and... "

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