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Colchicindon 0.5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Colchicindon 0.5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Colchicindon 0.5 mg Tablet

10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Colchicindon Tablet

Uses of Colchicindon Tablet

Colchicindon 0.5 mg Tablet is used to prevent gout.

Colchicindon Tablet side effects


Side Effects of Colchicindon are Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain.

How to use Colchicindon Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Colchicindon 0.5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Colchicindon Tablet works

Colchicindon 0.5 mg Tablet reduces inflammation which causes pain, swelling and other symptoms of gout.

In Depth Information on Colchicindon Tablet

Expert advice for Colchicindon Tablet

  • Do not start or continue colchicine and consult your doctor, if you are allergic to colchicine.
  • Consult doctor if you have serious nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or if you have tingling in your fingers or toe.
  • Consult  your doctor before taking colchicine, if you feel exhausted and worn out.
  • Consult your doctor, if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
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Colchicindon Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Colchicindon Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Colchicindon 0.5 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Colchicindon 0.5 mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Colchicindon 0.5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Colchicindon 0.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Colchicindon 0.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Colchicindon 0.5 mg Tablet should preferably be avoided if you have serious kidney disease.
Colchicindon 0.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Colchicindon 0.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, close monitoring is recommended for patients with mild to moderate liver disease also but dose adjustment is not necessary.

What if you miss a dose of Colchicindon Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Colchicindon 0.5 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Frequently asked questions about Colchicindon Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Colchicine

Q. Is Colchicindon/ Colcrys a NSAID or steroid or narcotic or blood thinner?
No, Colchicindon is an alkaloid prepared from natural sources
Q. How long can I take Colchicindon for?
Don’t stop your medication abruptly. Consult your doctor before stopping any medicine, and never attempt to do it on your own
Q. Can I take colchicine with paracetamol or allopurinol or indomethacin or febuxostat or tramadol or diclofenac or naproxen or prednisone or warfarin?
No results have been found for any interaction of colchicine with these medicines, but please consult with your doctor before taking this medication
Q. Does Colchicindon expire?
Yes. It has an expiry. Do not take Colchicindon after the expiry date which is stated on the label. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month
Q. Does Colchicindon cause weight loss?
Colchicindon is known to cause weight loss. If you experience such side effects, always consult your doctor
Q. Does Colchicindon cause hair loss?
Yes, hair loss is one of it’s side effect
Q. Does Colchicindon raise blood sugar?
Colchicindon may affect your blood sugar level. If you are a patient suffering from diabetes, take Colchicindon as recommended by your doctor
Q. Does Colchicindon cause liver damage?
Colchicindon very cause liver damage, but on high dose it may cause liver damage.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Colchicindon with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Colchicindon with Cyclosporine
Medicines with composition Cyclosporine: Imudrops, Neoral, Consiral, Hydroeyes, Oncyclo, Panimun Bioral, Cyrin, Cyclophil ME, Sandimmun Neoral, Sandimmun
Colchicindon with Verapamil
Medicines with composition Verapamil: Verpitos, Vpl, Calaptin, Vasopten, Veramil
Colchicindon with Erythromycin
Medicines with composition Erythromycin: Arthrox, Ciresto, Eromax, Avithrocin, Denthrocin, E Cin, T Mycin, Suzithrocin, Methro, Erypsin
Colchicindon with Roxithromycin
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro, Ani Rox, Enirox, Serox, Marox, Roxup, Roxiden, P Rox
Colchicindon with Spiramycin
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox, Spye, Toxocare, Rovamycin, Curetox
Colchicindon with Clarithromycin
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, CLR, Claripax, O Clar, Clarinic, C Cin, Klarim, Klarinton, Cloff, Clavid

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