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Colchicine Tablets BP 500 mcg

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Last updated: 17 Sep 2020
Published: 17 Sep 2020

4.1 Therapeutic indications

Adults

Colchicine is used for the treatment of acute gout. Colchicine is also used for the prophylaxis of recurrent gout and to prevent acute attacks during the initial treatment with allopurinol or uricosuric drugs.

Paediatric population

Colchicine is indicated in Familial Mediterranean Fever for prophylaxis of attacks and prevention of amyloidosis.

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