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Allopurinol vs. Colcrys for Gout

Allopurinol

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Other Names: Zyloprim

Colcrys

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/ 372 posts
Other Names: Colchicine
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 6,143 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 372 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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... Read more on Wikipedia
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... Read more on Wikipedia
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By LInda
January 7, 2014
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October 31, 2013
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What patients are saying about Allopurinol vs. Colcrys

38 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
Allopurinol to treat my gout prophylacticly, and Colcrys...
...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 Colcrys every 4...
sure you take the allopurinol at the same timie...
I have gout.  Allopurinol is a maintenance drug to ...acid levels.  Make sure you take the allopurinol at the same timie ...a bout of gout.  Cochisine (colcrys) does work well to help with gout...
(1) twice daily. I'm also on Allopurinol 300mg (1) daily. 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 ...weekend, I had an acute Gout Attack in my...
your digestive system, but never had a problem with Colcrys
...reading this. I take Colcrys on a daily ...daily dose of Colcrys. I am thinking of having him switch me to Allopurinol for daily meds. I ...your digestive system, but never had a problem with...
even though i take allopurinol and colcrys daily. just...
...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...
Daily he takes colcrys and allopurinol. Colcrys has...
...takes colchicine when he has an attack. Daily he takes colcrys and allopurinol. Colcrys has...
has switched me from the Generic Allopurinol and Colchicine...
My doctor has switched me from the Generic Allopurinol and Colchicine to Uloric and Colcrys. Seems the drug companies are...
level was 10.5 they gave me colcrys 0.6 and allopurinol 100...
...2 month ago i was told my uric acid level was 10.5 they gave me colcrys 0.6 and allopurinol 100 mg but i never took the meds.so last week i went in got my liver function test and uric test...
surery I take 400 mg of Allopurinol & 0.6 mg of Colcrys...
...after surgery. I had my first gout attack 4 years ago with a uric acid level of 11.3. The gout was in my left wrist & left ankle & put me in bed or 2 weeks. As a result I don't skip my medicine exc...
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