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Colchicine: Oral capsule (0.6mg)

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What is this Medicine?

COLCHICINE (KOL chi seen) is for joint pain and swelling due to attacks of acute gouty arthritis. The medicine is also used to treat familial Mediterranean fever.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : MITIGARE: Oral capsule (0.6mg)
In-Depth Information

Colchicine 0.6mg Capsule

NDC: 001433018
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Gout, Gouty Arthritis

Storage Information
Protect from light
Protect from moisture
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Colchicine 0.6mg Capsule
Daily Life Interactions for Colchicine 0.6mg Capsule

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Colchicine 0.6mg Capsule(Colchicine)
Grapefruit juice and Colchicine(Colchicine)
Grapefruit juice can cause the level of Colchicine in your blood to get too high. Talk with your health care provider before you take these medicines together. If you have kidney or liver disease, you may need less medicine. Call your doctor right away if you take these medicines together and you have any of the following: dark urine; bloody, black, or tarry stools; new or unusual bruises; unusual bleeding; nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or stomach cramping; numbness, tingling or pain in your hands or feet; pain or burning in your stomach or throat; or urinating less often.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Colchicine 0.6mg Capsule(Colchicine)
Alcohol and Colchicine(Colchicine)
Avoid alcohol-containing drinks while taking Colchicine. Gastrointestinal side effects from Colchicine may get worse and the actions of Colchicine may decrease if you drink alcohol-containing drinks while taking Colchicine. You may also have increased effects from alcohol including dangerous effects on breathing.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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