Colochicine 0.5mg Tablet

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Composition for Colochicine 0.5mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Colochicine Tablet

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Uses of Colochicine Tablet

Colochicine 0.5mg Tablet is used to prevent gout.
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Side effects of Colochicine Tablet

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain.

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How to use Colochicine 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Colochicine 0.5mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Colochicine Tablet works

Colochicine 0.5mg tablet reduces inflammation which causes pain, swelling and other symptoms of gout.

In Depth Information on Colochicine Tablet

Expert advice for Colochicine 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Colochicine 0.5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Colochicine 0.5mg 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Colochicine 0.5mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. H
uman 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.
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Driving
Colochicine 0.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, ti
red, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Colochicine 0.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Colochicine 0.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Colochicine 0.5mg Tablet should preferably be avoided if you have serious kidney disease.
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Liver
Colochicine 0.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Colochicine 0.5mg 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.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Azivent 500mg Tablet, Azita 500mg Tablet, Zathrin Redimix Suspension, Pratham 200mg/5ml Suspension

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Colchicine, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Colochicine 0.5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Colchicine

No, Colochicine is an alkaloid prepared from natural sources
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
Yes. It has an expiry. Do not take Colochicine after the expiry date which is stated on the label. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month
Colochicine is known to cause weight loss. If you experience such side effects, always consult your doctor
Yes, hair loss is one of it’s side effect
Colochicine may affect your blood sugar level. If you are a patient suffering from diabetes, take Colochicine as recommended by your doctor
Colochicine very cause liver damage, but on high dose it may cause liver damage.
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