Medicine Overview of COLOCHICINE TABLET
Uses of COLOCHICINE TABLET
Colochicine 0.5mg tablet is used to prevent gout.
Side effects of COLOCHICINE TABLET
Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain.
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.
Special precautions for COLOCHICINE 0.5MG TABLET
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Colochicine 0.5mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Colochicine 0.5mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
Should be used cautiously in patients with an underlying lki+more
dney disease. Please consult your doctor....
Should be used cautiously in patients with an underlying liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
ZATHRIN REDIMIX SUSPENSION, PRATHAM 200MG/5ML REDIUSE SUSPENSION, AZIBIG 200MG SUSPENSION, AZIFINE 200MG SUSPENSION
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.
Frequently asked questions for COLOCHICINE 0.5MG TABLET
Frequently asked questions for Colchicine
Q. Is colchicine/ Colcrys a NSAID or steroid or narcotic or blood thinner?
No, colchicine is an alkaloid prepared from natural sources
Q. How long can I take colchicine 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 colchicine expire?
Yes. It has an expiry. Do not take colchicine after the expiry date which is stated on the label. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month
Q. Does colchicine cause weight loss?
Colchicine is known to cause weight loss. If you experience such side effects, always consult your doctor
Q. Does colchicine cause hair loss?
Yes, hair loss is one of it’s side effect
Q. Does colchicine raise blood sugar?
Colchicine may affect your blood sugar level. If you are a patient suffering from diabetes, take colchicine as recommended by your doctor
Q. Does colchicine cause liver damage?
Colchicine very cause liver damage, but on high dose it may cause liver damage.