Colchicine Oral Tablet 0.6Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Colchicine: Oral tablet (0.6mg)

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Colchicine 0.6mg Tab
Vision Pharma., LLC.
Pill Identification: 020,VP2  |  CL
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Colchicine 0.6mg Tab
Vision Pharma., LLC.
Pill Identification: 020,VP2  |  CL
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Colchicine 0.6mg Tab
Actavis Inc. formerly Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: 944  |  DAN
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Colchicine 0.6mg Tab
Actavis Inc. formerly Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: 944  |  DAN
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Colchicine 0.6mg Tab
Excellium Pharmaceutical Inc
Pill Identification: EP 104 
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Colchicine 0.6mg Tab
PD-RX Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: 2577  |  V
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Colcrys 0.6mg Tab
Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America Inc
Pill Identification: AR374 
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Colcrys 0.6mg Tab
Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America Inc
Pill Identification: AR374 
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Colchicine 0.6mg Tab
West-Ward Pharmaceutical
Pill Identification: West-ward 201 
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Colcrys 0.6mg Tab
Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America Inc
Pill Identification: AR374 
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Colchicine 0.6mg Tab
United Research Laboratories, Inc. a subsidiary of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc.
Pill Identification: EP 104 
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Colchicine 0.6mg Tab
Qualitest Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: 2577  |  V

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 : Colcrys: Oral tablet (0.6mg)
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Colchicine 0.6mg Tablet

NDC: 001431201
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Mediterranean Fever Prophylaxis, Gout, Gouty Arthritis

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Behcet's Syndrome, Pericarditis, Pseudogout, Paget's Disease, Biliary Cirrhosis, Amyloidosis, Hepatic Cirrhosis, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Dermatitis Herpetiformis, Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)

Storage Information
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Protect from light
Colchicine 0.6mg Tablet
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West-Ward Pharmaceutical
Pill Identification: West-ward 201 
Shape: round
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Colchicine 0.6mg Tablet

Tired Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
23.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Colchicine 0.6mg Tablet

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 Tablet(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 Tablet(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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