ABOUT THE DRUG:
Colchicine is the main active pharmaceutical ingredient present in Zycolchin tablets. It is an anti-inflammatory drug. Colchicine is to be taken to ease the pain of a gout attack. This medication only helps in preventing the attack of gout, this drug does not cure the gout. Colchicine is not an ordinary pain reliever and will not relieve most kinds of pain.
USES OF THE DRUG:
Colchicine is used to prevent gout attacks and to relieve pain of gout attacks when they occur. It is also used to treat familial Mediterranean fever (FMF), an inborn condition that causes episodes of fever, swelling of the stomach area and pain, swelling of the lungs, and joints. This medicine acts as a painkiller and used for relief such conditions.
WORKING OF THE DRUG:
Colchicine works by reducing swelling and pain in the affected joint. It blocks the movement of white blood cells known as leucocytes in the area of uric acid deposition. The white blood cells get accumulated at sites of inflammation and produces chemicals which is known as cytokines that induces the inflammation and pain. Thus, by stopping the leucocytes and natural processes that cause swelling it cures the symptoms of gout.
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DOSAGE FORM AND STRENGTHS:
The drug is available in the form of Tablets under the following brand name and strength on our website:
Zycolchin ? 0.5 mg Tablet
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DO NOT TAKE THE DRUG IF YOU:
Are allergic to this active ingredient Colchicine or any other ingredient of the medicine
Are pregnant or planning to be pregnant in the near future
Are a breastfeeding woman
TELL YOUR DOCTOR IF YOU:
Have severe liver and kidney problem
Have any heart related problem
Have a blood disorder
Have any problems with your digestive system
HOW MUCH TO TAKE THE DRUG?
The dosage depends upon your weight, age, your medical history and your response to the treatment. Therefore, the correct dose will be decided by your doctor. Take the dose exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Never take two 0.5 mg tablets to substitute one 1 mg Tablet.
HOW TO TAKE THE DRUG?
The drug is to be taken daily with food or without food as prescribed by your doctor. The tablet is to be swallowed with a glass of water. Take this drug exactly as your doctor prescribed to you. Do not break or chew the tablet.
FOR HOW LONG TO TAKE IT?
You should take the dose until you complete or finish the prescription. Do not change the dose or stop it even if you feel better and cured. You should complete the prescribed dose.
In case of an overdose, get emergency medical attention or call the doctor Immediately.
If you miss a dose of Colchicine, then take it as soon as you remember. Never take the missed dose if the time to take the next dose is almost up. Taking multiple doses at almost the same time, can lead to excess medication in your body which can be harmful.
SIDE EFFECTS OF ZYCOLCHIN 0.5MG:
• Mouth Ulcer
• Stomach Cramps Or Pain And Rashes
• Muscle Pain Or Weakness
• Numbness In Your Fingers
• Unusual Bleeding
• Unexplained Weight Loss
COMMON DRUG INTERACTIONS:
You must share in advance with your doctor, the list of all medications which you may be using, especially these ones: azithromycin, erythromycin, antifungals such as fluconazole, itraconazole, cholesterol-lowering medications such as atorvastatin, fluvastatin, cyclosporine, diltiazem, bezafibrate, amprenavir, nefazodone, ranolazine, and verapamil. However, this is incomplete information as mentioning all the details for this drug is quite difficult. There may be other medications that may show interactions. Never start a new medication with consulting a doctor.
THINGS TO REMEMBER:
Do not share this medicine with anyone else, even if they show similar symptoms as you do
Do not use this medication for any other disease without consulting to the doctor
In case you do not feel comfortable after completing the medication prescribed by your doctor, then consult your doctor immediately
Store the medicine at room temperature. Do not freeze it
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