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In taking colchicine for gout, does it work immediately or will it take a few days to help? Thanks

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Dr. Hasan Khondker
Internal Medicine
6 doctors agree

In brief: It usually takes a

couple of days to take full effect

In brief: It usually takes a

couple of days to take full effect
Dr. Hasan Khondker
Dr. Hasan Khondker
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Dr. Howard Pecker
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Immediately

One way to diagnose gout is to try colchicine.
If You're better in 24 hrs, it's usually gout. If not, then gout is not the likely diagnosis.

In brief: Immediately

One way to diagnose gout is to try colchicine.
If You're better in 24 hrs, it's usually gout. If not, then gout is not the likely diagnosis.
Dr. Howard Pecker
Dr. Howard Pecker
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