Colchicine tablet is an oral prescription drug. It is used to treat the symptoms of Gout which develops suddenly. Gout is a type of arthritis that causes your joints to swell. This is due to too much uric acid in the blood.
Colchicine can treat another rare condition, Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF). This is a condition that is passed down in families. FMF can cause inflammation in the lungs, joints and abdomen.
Colchicine is used to treat the symptoms of gout such as:
Symptoms of Familial Mediterranean fever:
Colchicine is an anti-drug medication. It works by lessening the uric acid buildup in the blood. It also decreases the swelling that causes pain in the affected joints. However, it does not cure gout. Colchicine will only prevent gout attacks.
Colchicine also works by decreasing amyloid A, a protein that builds up with people having FMF.
The recommended dose for gout is:
For Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF)
Take colchicine exactly as directed by your physician. Your dose depends upon the following:
Take the medication with or without food. Colchicine works best if you take the medication at the first sign of attack.
Colchicine comes with several warnings.
Taking the drug that you are allergic with can be fatal.
The generic brand Colchicine is cheaper than the brand name Mitigare. Colchicine 0.5 mg costs $0.42 per unit price or $25.25 for 60 tabs. While the branded Mitigare 0.5 mg costs $3.18 per unit price or $190.50 for 60 tablets. To buy Colchicine at Rx 2 Go Pharmacy, Click Here!