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Uloric

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1.3  Effectiveness
6.3  Side Effects
4.9  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 8 Uloric side effects and 5 Uloric benefits.

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Effectiveness of Uloric by Condition
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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Uloric, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 3.3% 0% 83.3% 6.7% 6.7%
Balance/Equilibrium 0% 3.3% 76.7% 10% 10%
Blood Pressure 6.7% 3.3% 73.3% 3.3% 13.3%
Breathing 3.3% 3.3% 83.3% 10% 0%
Confidence 0% 0% 83.3% 10% 6.7%
Coordination/Motor Skills 0% 3.3% 83.3% 6.7% 6.7%
Digestion 3.3% 0% 83.3% 13.3% 0%
Emotional Well-being 0% 3.3% 66.7% 20% 10%
Energy 3.3% 6.7% 56.7% 23.3% 10%
Eyesight 3.3% 3.3% 90% 3.3% 0%
Memory 0% 6.7% 76.7% 10% 6.7%
Mental Clarity 0% 3.3% 80% 16.7% 0%
Pain 6.7% 6.7% 50% 16.7% 20%
Patience 0% 3.3% 66.7% 26.7% 3.3%
Sexual Health 0% 0% 83.3% 16.7% 0%
Skin Complexion 3.3% 0% 90% 3.3% 3.3%
Sleep 3.3% 6.7% 60% 26.7% 3.3%
Stress Level 0% 0% 70% 16.7% 13.3%
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Commonly Reported Uloric Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Allergic Reaction 79.2% 8.3% 4.2% 0% 8.3%
Anxiety 71.4% 14.3% 4.8% 4.8% 4.8%
Appetite Loss 82.6% 4.3% 4.3% 4.3% 4.3%
Back Pain 57.1% 42.9% 0% 0% 0%
Blood in Urine 95.7% 0% 0% 0% 4.3%
Blurred Vision 81% 14.3% 4.8% 0% 0%
Breathing Difficulties 81% 14.3% 4.8% 0% 0%
Cold Symptoms 81% 9.5% 9.5% 0% 0%
Confusion 90.5% 4.8% 4.8% 0% 0%
Congestion 95.7% 4.3% 0% 0% 0%
Depression 71.4% 9.5% 0% 14.3% 4.8%
Diarrhea 92.9% 0% 7.1% 0% 0%
Dizziness 78.6% 14.3% 3.6% 3.6% 0%
Drowsiness 90.5% 0% 0% 9.5% 0%
Fatigue 53.6% 21.4% 14.3% 0% 10.7%
Gas 90.5% 0% 4.8% 4.8% 0%
Headache 71.4% 21.4% 3.6% 3.6% 0%
Insomnia 57.1% 23.8% 4.8% 9.5% 4.8%
Irregular Heartbeat 85.7% 9.5% 4.8% 0% 0%
Mood Swings 81% 0% 4.8% 14.3% 0%
Muscle / Joint Pain 69.6% 8.7% 8.7% 0% 13%
Muscle Cramping 76.2% 9.5% 4.8% 9.5% 0%
Nausea 91.7% 0% 4.2% 4.2% 0%
Sensitivity to Light 90.5% 9.5% 0% 0% 0%
Sexual Dysfunction 85.7% 9.5% 4.8% 0% 0%
Stomach Ache 85.7% 0% 14.3% 0% 0%
Vomiting 95.7% 0% 4.3% 0% 0%
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Less Commonly Reported Uloric Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Breathing Difficulties 71.4% 14.3% 0% 0% 14.3%
Change in Weight 66.7% 16.7% 8.3% 4.2% 4.2%
Dark / Tarry Stools 95.7% 4.3% 0% 0% 0%
Discolored Urine 87% 8.7% 0% 4.3% 0%
Drowsiness 57.1% 14.3% 14.3% 0% 14.3%
Flaky / Peeling Skin 95.7% 0% 0% 4.3% 0%
Jaundice 95.7% 0% 0% 0% 4.3%
Reduced Libido 83.3% 16.7% 0% 0% 0%
Sore / Swollen Gums 95.7% 0% 4.3% 0% 0%
Sore Throat 91.3% 0% 4.3% 4.3% 0%
Swelling of the Hands and/or Lips 91.3% 0% 0% 0% 8.7%
Thinning / Loss of Hair 83.3% 4.2% 8.3% 4.2% 0%
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Episodes since taking Uloric
Since taking Uloric Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Auto Accident 0.8%
Blindness 0.8%
Fall 0.8%
Hospitalization 1.6%
Stroke 1.6%
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User Comments about Uloric
03 Nov 2018 I don't know if this contributed to my acne outbreak, or combined with other meds. I'm 73 and have these little pussy pimples around nose lips and chin.
   —Posted by Discouraged
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04 Nov 2017 Thinning hair has me considering going off this medication
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20 Jun 2016 I have not yet started taking this medication, but my rheumatologist has recommended that I do. So, started researching it. I have not had many gout attacks and my uric acid numbers are near the high end of the normal scale, but still within normal range. Have tried allopurinol, taken off of it due to changes in my blood counts. I am a cancer patient with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, and have also had squamous cell carcinoma in a vocal cord and undergone radiation therapy. I cannot take NSAIDs due to decreased kidney function (think the doc believes he may be able to help my kidney function if he starts me on Uloric). Doc has said that if he starts me on Prednisone (fairly high dosage) before starting me on Uloric, I should be able to avoid a gout flare. Has anyone tried that route? I'm afraid I'm still not convinced and not sure what to do at this point. :( My last gout flare lasted almost six weeks, since I couldn't take NSAIDs. Had to take narcotic pain meds along with Prednisone as anti-inflammatory. (And, I hate Prednisone.)
   —Posted by Anonymous
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14 Nov 2013 August 2010, Uloric without a doubt gave me a heart attack. Please don't take this drug death, strokes and heart attacks are associated with this drug. Save your life...Walter
   —Posted by Walter
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28 Sep 2013 I had to stop taking Allopurinol because it caused bad skin reactions (my skin was peeling off my nose in flakes and I had a rash). Uloric has brought my uric acid down from 11 to 4.8, and I had only one gout flare right after I began taking it. The 40 mg dose didn't bring the uric acid down quite enough so the rheumatologist put me on 60 mg -- i.e., a pill and a half per day. I've taken it for 10 months now and for me, at least, it does exactly what it's supposed to. Low UA levels and no more gout attacks! For those of us who can't take Allopurinol it's a godsend.
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