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Colchicine

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Colchicine

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Colchicine Information

Colchicine Benefits & Uses

Colchicine is used to treat the following -

Colchicine Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Colchicine

Colchicine

Colchicine Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Colchicine is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Abdominal Pain दुर्लभ
  3. Diarrhoea
  4. Skin Rash दुर्लभ
  5. Numbness or tingling
  6. Fever दुर्लभ
  7. Hair Loss दुर्लभ
  8. Stomach ache दुर्लभ
  9. Bleeding दुर्लभ
  10. Convulsion
  11. Loss of appetite
  12. Headache Mild
  13. Fatigue Mild

Colchicine Related Warnings

Is the use of Colchicine safe for pregnant women?

Colchicine should not be taken during pregnancy, or should only be taken on the advice of a doctor as it may have severe side effects.

Severe

Is the use of Colchicine safe during breastfeeding?

Colchicine should not be taken without taking your doctor's advice, as it may have severe side effects on breastfeeding women.

Severe

What is the effect of Colchicine on the Kidneys?

Consumption of Colchicine can harm the kidneys. So it is important to take medical advice beforehand.

Severe

What is the effect of Colchicine on the Liver?

Colchicine can cause side effects that could harm the liver. So medical advice before taking it is necessary.

Severe

What is the effect of Colchicine on the Heart?

There may be severe side effects of Colchicine on your heart. Do not take it unless a doctor says so.

Severe

Severe Interaction of Colchicine with Other Drugs

Colchicine should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Colchicine Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Colchicine unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Kidney Disease
  2. Liver Disease
  3. Allergy
  4. Heart Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Colchicine

Is this Colchicine habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Colchicine has not been reported.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Colchicine does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.

Safe

Is it safe?

Colchicine should be used only after doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

There is no benefit of taking Colchicine for mental disorders.

No

Colchicine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Colchicine

Due to a lack of research, nothing can be said about the consequences of taking Colchicine together with food.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Colchicine

Information about the interaction of Colchicine and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

Unknown
This medicine data has been created by -
Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Dr. Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Gloperba® (colchicine)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 214