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Colchicindon 0.5Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Zydus Cadila
Medicine composition: Colchicine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

The main use of Colchicindon 0.5Mg Tablet is to prevent the occurrence of gout flares in adults. While effective in this treatment, Colchicindon 0.5Mg Tablet is not an analgesic, and hence, cannot be used to treat pain caused to a patient due to any other reason. This medicine is administered orally, and is available in the form of capsules. It can be taken with or without meals. The general recommended dosage for adults is 0.6 mg per day, while the maximum dose that can be taken on a daily basis is 1.2 mg. The tablets come in the form of 0.6 mg capsules.

The adverse effects caused by Colchicindon 0.5Mg Tablet can often be reduced by either lowering the dosage or discontinuing the course of treatment. The most common of these are gastrointestinal disorders, which include diarrhea, nausea, abdominal pain and occasional vomiting. The drug has been known to cause sudden falls in an individual’s blood count, alopecia or hair loss, skin disorders such as dermatitis and rashes, problems with the sensory motor nerves, liver damage, and abnormal sperm counts in males. It could also cause neuromuscular toxicity, which can manifest in the form of muscle pain or fatigue. Overdosing could turn out to be fatal.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Rheumatologist before using this medicine.
  • Gout

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Colchicindon 0.5mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Colchicindon 0.5mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Should be used cautiously in patients with an underlying lkidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    Should be used cautiously in patients with an underlying liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Colchicindon 0.5Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Colchicine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Colchicindon 0.5Mg Tablet regulates a number of pro and anti inflammatory pathways that are associated with gouty arthritis. It prevents the assembly of microtubules and disrupts inflammatory cell chemotaxis. It also inhibits the creation of cytokines and leukotrienes.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    Zathrin Redimix Suspension

    Pratham 200Mg/5Ml Rediuse Suspension

    Azibig 200Mg Suspension

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About Colchicindon 0.5Mg Tablet
What are the uses of Colchicindon 0.5Mg Tablet
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