A 70-year-old male asked:
can i take colchicine alone as a preventative for gout? will it lower uric acid levels or must i take with either allopurinol or uloric?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Ed Friedlander answered
43 years experience Pathology
Sure: This has been used in low doses with some success in preventing acute attacks. If you're running a high uric acid level, the Colchicine is doing nothing whatever to protect your kidneys. Take this into account. By the way -- have you been offered probenecid?
Answered on Mar 14, 2019
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