A 73-year-old male asked:
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can i take 0.5 mg of colchicine twice daily for a few months as a gout preventive?thanks

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Dr. PHILIP WALLER
32 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: We often use colchicine twice a day for gout prevention. Watch for stomach upset and other potential side effects. If you have any decrease in kidney function, the dose of colchicine may have to be reduced. Good luck
Answered on Feb 26, 2017
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