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is it true that there a maximum dosage of 6mg of colchicine per incident of gout, which is basically 3 days if taken 0.5mg four times daily?

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Dr. Rajendra Tripathi
Orthopedic Surgery 45 years experience
No: Treatment for acute onset of gout in adult is 1.2 mg ( 2 tab) to start and then repeat .6 mg (1tab)1 hour later if necessary. So maximum daily dose in adult in 1.8 mg. The tab size is 0.6 mg . For gout prophylaxis daliy dose limit is 1.2 mg I hope that helps.

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Last updated Sep 29, 2015

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