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
Prasco Laboratories
Pill Identification: AR374 

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)
CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Colchicine: Oral tablet(0.6mg)
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*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Colchicine 0.6mg Tablet

NDC: 669930165
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




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

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

Storage Information
Protect from light
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Colchicine 0.6mg Tablet
Drug Image file DrugItem_19355.JPG
Prasco Laboratories
Pill Identification: AR374 
Shape: oblong
Color: purple

Reported Side Effects for Colchicine 0.6mg Tablet

Headache Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tired 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)
Do not drink grapefruit juice while taking colchicine. Grapefruit juice can increase the risk of serious side effects from colchicine. Contact your doctor immediately if you notice any of the following while taking colchicine: blood in urine; bloody, black or tarry stools; new or unusual bruises; unusual vaginal bleeding; bloody nose lasting longer than 10 minutes; nausea, vomiting or diarrhea; numbness, tingling or pain in your hands or feet; pain or burning in your stomach or throat; or trouble passing urine or change in the amount of urine.
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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