Colochicine Tablet

Manufactured by: Zydus Cadila

Contains / Salt: Colchicine (0.5 mg)

Prescription Required

171 people have bought this recently

Colochicine Tablet

Manufactured by: Zydus Cadila

Contains / Salt: Colchicine (0.5 mg)

Prescription Required

171 people have bought this recently

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10 Tablet in 1 Strip

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Prescription Required

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Colochicine Information

Colochicine is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. It is typically used for the treatment of Gout. Other than this, Colochicine has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Colochicine. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

The side effects typically associated with Colochicine include Diarrhoea. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Colochicine as well, which are listed below. These side effects of Colochicine are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

It is also important to note that Colochicine has a Severe effect for pregnant women and Severe effect on lactating mothers. It is important to know if Colochicine has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Colochicine related warnings section.

Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Kidney Disease, Liver Disease, Heart Disease must refrain from the use of Colochicine since this can cause severe adverse effects. Other contraindications of Colochicine have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Besides this, Colochicine may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

You should also be aware that Colochicine is safe while driving, and is addiction.

  1. Colochicine Benefits & Uses
  2. Colochicine Dosage & How to Take
  3. Colochicine Side Effects
  4. Colochicine Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Colochicine with Other Drugs
  6. Colochicine Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Colochicine
  8. Colochicine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Colochicine Benefits & Uses

Colochicine is used to treat the following -

  1. Gout Primary
  2. Familial Mediterranean Fever

Colochicine Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Colochicine

Colchicine

Colochicine Side Effects

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

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

Colochicine Related Warnings

Is the use of Colochicine safe for pregnant women?

Colochicine 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 Colochicine safe during breastfeeding?

Colochicine may cause serious side effects in breastfeeding women, so do not take this drug without doctor's advice.

Severe

What is the effect of Colochicine on the Kidneys?

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

Severe

What is the effect of Colochicine on the Liver?

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

Severe

What is the effect of Colochicine on the Heart?

Colochicine may have severe effects on your heart, so do not take it without first consulting your doctor.

Severe

Severe Interaction of Colochicine with Other Drugs

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

Colochicine Contraindications

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

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

Frequently asked Questions about Colochicine

Is this Colochicine habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Colochicine has not been reported.

No

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

Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Colochicine since it does not cause drowsiness.

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Colochicine only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

There is no benefit of taking Colochicine for mental disorders.

No

Colochicine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Colochicine

There isn't any research available on the side effects of taking Colochicine with food.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Colochicine

It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Colochicine and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

Unknown
This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

Colochicine Price and Pack Size

Colochicine Tablet

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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
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