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Colchicindon 0.5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Colchicindon Tablet

Colchicindon Tablet side effects

Common
  • 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.

Colchicindon Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Colchicindon 0.5 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
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.
Driving
Colchicindon 0.5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
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.
Liver
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?

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.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Colchicindon 0.5 mg Tablet is used for the treatment and prevention of gout.
  • It interacts with many different medicines. Inform your doctor about all the medications that you are taking.
  • Inform your doctor if you have serious nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or if you have tingling in your fingers or toe.
  • It can lower your body's ability to make new blood cells. Inform your doctor know if you have frequent bleeding, bruising, fevers, or if you are always tired.
  • Do not take Colchicindon 0.5 mg Tablet if you have severe liver disease, kidney disease, or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Colchicindon with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
MODERATE
Brand(s): Clarimac, CLR, Claripax
MODERATE
Brand(s): Arthrox
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Colchicindon

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Sir/madam,i have gout( uric acid)in my right toe with range 9.25 and this is troubling me a lot.it generated from 13/02/2017and is heridetary.please suggest medicine.
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
https://www.1mg.com/otc/baidyanath-kaishore-guggulu-tablet-otc325869One ?one tablet morning & evening after taking food , use at least 1-2 months
Iam having gout uric acid ) for past 6-7 years and having gout attack on and off . What should be the ling term cure and suggest some pain killers during an attackMy uric acid level was 9.7 on april
Dr. Rohit Chakor
Bone & Joint Specialist
You'll have to control on diet. Consult a dietician for advice regarding diet restrictions. Also start febusta 80 once daily. You need to take tablet ultracet during attack
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FAQs

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.

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