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Colchicine Tablets are an anti-gout agent. They are used in treating gout attacks and prevent attacks when treatment is started with other medicines. The price shown is for 100 tablets. Colchicine can be bought online from Pharmacy Direct GB and is UK sourced. Buy colchicine tablets for gout now by filling out as very short questionnaire online now.

100 Tablets (1 pack)

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Colchicine Tablets


How Do Colchicine 500mcg Tablets Work?

Colchicine 500mg Tablets works by reducing the inflammation and pain associated with the condition. The active ingredient in Colchicine 500mcg Tablets is colchicine. Colchicine is a medication that is used to treat gout and other medical conditions. Colchicine works by preventing the cells in your body from making too much uric acid. Too much uric acid can cause gout attacks. It can also help to prevent future gout attacks.

What Do Colchicine 500mcg Tablet treat?

  • Sudden, intense joint pain
  • Swelling
  • Redness
  • Gout
To understand more about how Colchicine works, you can refer to this excellent video:

- Do not take the tablets if you are pregnant or breastfeeding without the approval of your doctor. - Do not take the tablet if you are allergic to the ingredients it contains. - Do not take if you are taking any other medications, including over the counter medications and supplements without informing your doctor. - If you have been diagnosed with a blood clotting disorder or liver disease, you must not use the tablet without the approval of your doctor.

- Colchicine comes as a tablet to be taken by mouth. - It is usually taken once a day, four times a day with or without food. - Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully, and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand. - Swallow one tablet whole with water once daily. - The dose can be taken at any time of day, but it is best to take it at the same time each day to maintain consistency. - If you miss a dose, you can take it as soon as you remember, unless it is close to the time for your next dose, in which case you should just skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule.

- The active ingredient is Colchicine. - The inactive ingredients are stearic acid, talc, maize starch, and lactose.

Colchicine Tablets Side Effects

You may experience the following side effects with Colchicine:
  • Insomnia
  • Drowsiness
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Abdominal pain

Have a look at some of the most common FAQ's we get asked about Colchicine Tablets:

How should I take colchicine?

Colchicine is usually taken orally, and the dosage depends on the condition being treated, your health status, and how you respond to treatment. Always follow your doctor's instructions.

Can I take colchicine with other medications?

Some drugs may interact with colchicine, including certain cholesterol-lowering medications, antibiotics, antifungal medications, and others. Always let your doctor know about all medications, supplements, and herbal products you are taking.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose. Take your next dose at the regular time. Do not double the dose to catch up.

Can I drink alcohol while taking colchicine?

Alcohol may increase the risk of a gout attack, so it's recommended to limit or avoid alcohol while taking colchicine.

Is colchicine safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?

Colchicine should only be used during pregnancy if clearly needed. It is not known if colchicine passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

What should I do in case of an overdose?

If someone has overdosed and has serious symptoms such as passing out or trouble breathing, call emergency services. Symptoms of overdose may include severe nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea. As always, if side effects concern you, or you need more information, then please get in touch with us.

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