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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
24 years experience in Rheumatology
Gout rx: Colchicine is used to treat several inflammatory conditions. It is known best as a treatment for acute gout and prophylaxis for gout attacks. It is a ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
42 years experience in Internal Medicine
Ectasy: Do not take ecstasy period! dangerous drug!
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: Yes it is but it is usually not a very effective way to take it.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Colchcine: If you're taking colchicine for gout prevention or treatment, many patients are advised to avoid organ meats like liver, kidney, and sweetbread. Many ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience in Podiatry
Yes: It is widely use to treat gout.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
31 years experience in Podiatry
Preventing symptoms: Colchicine works on the cellular level to prevent the inflammatory symptoms of gout- pain and swelling.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
By mouth: I am not sure what you mean. Colchicine is a pill. The IV form i believe was removed from the market.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Bluman
22 years experience in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Yes......: However there are other medicines that may be better. Treatment of an acute gouty flare is different that that for prevention of these. See your pri ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Huh?: The question makes no sense.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Angelo Mitsos
39 years experience in Podiatry
Many: The most common side effects of Colchicine involve the stomach and bowel and are dose related. These include nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and dia ... Read More
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