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How should this medicine be used?

Colchicine comes as a tablet to take by mouth with or without food. When colchicine is used to prevent gout attacks or to treat FMF, it is usually taken once or twice a day. When colchicine is used to relieve the pain of a gout attack, one dose is usually taken at the first sign of pain and a second, smaller dose is usually taken one hour later. If you do not experience relief or have another attack within several days after treatment, talk to your doctor before taking additional doses of medication. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully, and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand. Take colchicine exactly as directed. Do not take more or less of it or take it more often than prescribed by your doctor.

If you are taking colchicine to treat FMF, your doctor may start you on a low dose and gradually increase your dose. Your doctor may decrease your dose if you experience side effects.

If you are taking colchicine to prevent gout attacks, call your doctor right away if you experience a gout attack during your treatment. Your doctor may tell you to take an extra dose of colchicine, followed by a smaller dose one hour later. If you take extra doses of colchicine to treat a gout attack, you should not take your next scheduled dose of colchicine until at least 12 hours have passed since you took the extra doses.

Colchicine can prevent attacks of gout and control FMF only as long as you take the medication. Continue to take colchicine even if you feel well. Do not stop taking colchicine without talking to your doctor.

How it works

Colchicine belongs to a class of drugs called anti-gout medications. A class of drugs is a group of medications that work in a similar way. These drugs are often used to treat similar conditions.

The way colchicine works is not fully understood. It may prevent some of the body’s immune cells from causing pain and inflammation.

Mechanism of Action

While colchicine has potent anti-inflammatory properties, its efficacy in treating pain other than gout is limited. Colchicine is not considered analgesic (pain relieving) and does nothing to alter high uric acid levels associated with gout.

Colchicine Side Effects

Common Side Effects of Colchicine

Tell your doctor if any of the following side effects are severe or don't go away:

  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach cramps or stomach pain

Serious Side Effects of Colchicine

Call your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following serious side effects:

  • Numbness of the fingers or toes
  • Muscle pain or weakness
  • Unusual bleeding or bruising
  • Sore throat, fever, chills, or other signs of infection
  • Paleness or grayness of the lips, tongue, or palms
  • Weakness
  • Fatigue
  • Blood in your urine
  • Severe vomiting or diarrhea
  • Symptoms of an allergic reaction, which may include hives, breathing difficulties, or swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat

Storage

Store at 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F) [See USP Controlled Room Temperature].

Protect from light and moisture.

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