Colcrys (colchicine) helps to reduce levels of uric acid and inflammation in joints. The prescription drug is used to treat gout, which is acute inflammatory arthritis. Gout causes joints to become swollen and tender.
The active ingredients of Colcrys are:
colchicine Drug Class:
Cytochrome P450 3A4 Inhibitors [MoA] ,
P-Glycoprotein Interactions [MoA]
Colcrys is used to treat and prevent attacks of gout. Gout is diagnosed when crystals are seen in the joint fluid. Gout symptoms include, hot and swollen joint. It occurs when there are high levels of uric acid that become crystalized. It may also be used to treat familial Mediterranean fever.
Colcrys helps to reduce the inflammation and pain caused by gout. The prescription drug will not cure gout, but it will help to prevent attacks. The drug can be taken for a long period of time to prevent attacks or a short period during the gout attack.
Below you will find the different uses for Colcrys:
Familial Mediterranean Fever
The availble dosage of Colcrys are:
- Tablet, film coated:
Colcrys Side Effects
While taking Colcrys, individuals may experience different side effects. Note, not all side effects are listed here. If you experience any severe side effects, consult with your doctor immediately or seek medical attention.
Less Common Colcrys Side Effects:
Loss of appetite
Consult with your doctor if you experience any of the following side effects:
If combined with other medications, individuals may experience serious side effects. Consult with your doctor before taking Colcrys. Below is a list of drugs that have been known to interact with Colcrys. Note, this list does not include all possible drug interactions.
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