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Ectasy: Do not take ecstasy period! Dangerous drug! ...Read more
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 primary care doctor to see what medicine or combinations of medicine is best for you. ...Read more
Unknown: Its not proven that Colchicine itself cause male infertility. Some men on Colchicine may have difficulty getting their partners pregnant but that may be related to the disease they are being treated for not the medicine itself. Majority of men on col. Have normal fertility. There is no specific duration that you have to wait. I would arbitrarily recommend 3 months for new sperm to develop. ...Read more
N&V: Take 2 initially, then 1 every hour until pain is gone or severe diahrea, nausea starts. Max 6 tablets/day. ...Read more
No: If it was being used to control gout symptoms or an an anti-inflammatory, the underlying inflammation may increase after stopping it, but there is no dependency or withdrawal syndrome from colchicine. If you have hereditary periodic fever with abdominal pain, and it was being treated with colchicine, this would also return after stopping it. ...Read more
Colchicine: Colchicine (C) reduces uric acid levels in patients who do not excrete a normal amount in their urine, under-excretrs. C increases the urinary output of uric acid (U), lowering U levels in those persons. If one is an over-producer or normal producer of U, C will be of no use. You can reduce U by staying well hydrated and by avoid eating organ meats, such as liver. ...Read more
If my cousin took a small-normal amount of mdma whiles she's on the meds colchicine and pantopazole, can something fatal happen?
Very unlikely: One problem with mdma is associated with magnesium deficiency and stomach acid blockers will make that worse. If using Colchicine which has its own toxicity and there may be some cross-reaction. Taking mdma is not a good idea and not with other drugs but not likely to be fatal. ...Read more
How long is colchicine good for. My bottle says discard 9/22/2015. I cannot afford to buy a new prescription. Will it still be as effective?
Colchicine: The out of date in this type of drug is variable and usually is effective at least up to 12 to 24 months ...Read more
For a healthy 36 year old, after gout attack has resolved, can colchicine (alone) be taken to prevent future attacks and how much and for how long?
I took my first colchicine 1mg tablet today, and I had diarhea, I am heterzygous FMF, will my body adapt to the med. Or will I have diarhea every day?
Tolerance possible: Learn more at: http://www. Rxlist. Com/colcrys-side-effects-drug-center. Htm ...Read more
As I said the other day, I have costochondritis and the dr is in cardiology and she said that the colchicine 0.6mg might help for the pain for costo?
Colchicine: once or twice daily? I have been taking it once daily (1mg) for fmf ever since I can remember but I have read somewhere that it should be given twice daily...Could this be the reasons why I'm having a flare up now?
Colchicine in FMF: Might be. Best bet is to discuss this with your prescribing physician and, perhaps a re-evaluation is in order, especially if it has been a while. ...Read more
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Many: The most common side effects of Colchicine involve the stomach and bowel and are dose related. These include nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and diarrhea. One of the most worrisome side effects of Colchicine is that it can damage the bone marrow causing severe anemia and seriously low white blood counts, thereby increasing the risk of infections. ...Read more
Yes: Long-term Colchicine use can lead to liver/kidney toxicity, bone marrow suppression w/ decreased wbcs/thrombocytes/granulo-cytopenia; aplastic anemia; muscle damage; nerve damage, & more. Discuss with your fp/rheumatologist what other options are available to prevent these complications. ...Read more
See below: When your symptoms have abated, or you are throwing up. ...Read more