These are tablets that treat gout attacks and Behçet’s disease.
Colchicine(Kolzine)500mcg Tablets 100’s:
They also prevent pericarditis and familial Mediterranean fever.
Cochicine works well by decreasing swelling and lessening the build up of uric acid crystals.
These are the crystals that cause pain in the affected joint.
Colchicine is a medicine for treating inflammation and pain. It can be used to: treat flare-ups (attacks) of gout. prevent increased flare-ups of gout when you first start on a medicine like allopurinol – taken to manage your condition long term
Also, after receiving the medicine by injection for an attack, do not take any more colchicine (tablets or injection) for at least 7 days. Elderly patients may have to wait even longer between treatments and should check with their doctor for directions