Colchicine

Information about Colchicine

Colchicine Uses

Colchicine is used to prevent gout.

How Colchicine works

Colchicine reduces inflammation which causes pain, swelling and other symptoms of gout.

Common side effects of Colchicine

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhea, Abdominal cramp, Pharyngolaryngeal pain, Fatigue, Headache
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Expert advice for Colchicine

  • Colchicine 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 Colchicine if you have severe liver disease, kidney disease, or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for Colchicine

Colchicine

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. 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.

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