About Colchicine 0.5 mg:-
Colchicine is used to treat gout and certain kidney stones.Colchicine is absorbed into the blood of the body through the intestines. This medication is not stored in the body, so your body will not build up a drug level from this medication that can be harmful. Effects Of Colchicine 0.5 mg:- Colchicine works by reducing the activity of white blood cells and decreasing inflammation, pain, and fever in the affected area. It does not cure gout or kidney stones, but it may decrease your chance of further developing these conditions. If you take care of your body, it will take care of itself.
Uses:- Colchicine 0.5 mg is used along with other medications to treat gout and certain kidney stones.
Side Effects:- Colchicine 0.5 mg may cause headache, dizziness, diarrhoea, nausea and vomiting, stomach pain, trouble sleeping (insomnia), or unusual tiredness or weakness.
Missed Dose:- Take the Missed Dose as soon as you remember it. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the Missed Dose and take your next regular Dose when due. Do not take extra medicine to make up for the missed Dose.
Product Description:- Colchicine 0.5 mg is a white to off-white, crystalline powder with a bitter taste. It is soluble in water but not soluble in alcohol or oils. It is available as a tablet, injection (under the trade name Colcrys), or as a powder for oral use.
Product strength:- Colchicine 0.5 mg should be taken in tablet form. Each tablet contains 0.5 mg of colchicine hydrochloride.
How To Use:- This medication should be taken by mouth with or without food, preferably on an empty stomach, at least one hour before or two hours after eating meals. If you wait too long to take it, less of it may be absorbed into your body, and effectiveness will decrease. Your doctor will determine the best dosage for you during your treatment course.
Availability:- Colchicine 0.5 mg is available as tablets in the following strengths: 0.5 mg and 1.0 mg.
Storage:- Store colchicine tablets at room temperature away from moisture, heat, and light. Keep this medication in a closed container. Do not store it in the bathroom, near the kitchen sink, or in other damp places. Do not keep your medication in the original container for more than 1 month.
Precautions:- Do not take colchicine during pregnancy and breastfeeding unless prescribed by your doctor. Inform your doctor if you are allergic to Colchicine 0.5 mg or any medications you have taken recently, or if you have any kidney disease and are also taking potassium supplements. If you have diabetes, people with diabetes should monitor their blood sugar carefully when using this medication, as it can cause a temporary increase in blood sugar.
Colchicine 0.5 mg is used along with other medications to treat gout and certain kidney stones. Colchicine 0.5 mg is an effective and safe medication because it has a slow onset of action, which reduces its potential for toxicity. Discuss with your doctor what you can do to prevent side effects.