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Colchicindon is an anti-gout agent, prescribed for gout or gouty arthritis. Colchicindon reduces swelling and pain.  It stops the natural processes that cause swelling and other symptoms of gout or gouty arthritis.

Drug information on Colchicindon (Colchicine) from Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd. (Alidac)


Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd. (Alidac)
Generic : Colchicine
10 Tablets
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Medical Condition(s) for which Colchicindon may be prescribed

Side effects of Colchicindon

   Severe effects : Bone marrow depression.

   Gastrointestinal : Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and stomach discomfort.

   Blood : Decreased white blood cells.

   Others : Rash, fever, sore throat and unusual bleeding or bruising.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Arthritis - The usual dose is 1 to 1.2 mg (two 0.5 mg granules or two 0.6 mg tablets). It may be increased if needed.

How to use Colchicindon?

It comes as a tablet, with food.

When is Colchicindon not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with severe gastrointestinal, liver, kidney and heart diseases and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Colchicindon

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of blood disorder, stomach or bowel problems, heart, liver or kidney problems, underwent dialysis, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children less than 4 years, during pregnancy and breast feeding.

• Avoid excess dosage.

• Avoid contact with people who have infections.

• It may reduce platelet counts; avoid injury or bruising.

• Monitor complete blood cell counts, kidney function and liver function regularly while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Colchicindon

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Colchicindon

Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container.

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