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Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Colimax. Please consult your doctor.
Colimax may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing... View More
Colimax is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Colimax may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Colimax should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Colimax may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Colima... View More
Colimax should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Colimax may be needed. Please consult your doctor. However... View More
Colimax is a medicine used in the treatment and prevention of gout. It reduces inflammation which causes pain, swelling, and other symptoms of gout. Co... View More
Uses of Colimax
Side effects of Colimax
- Abdominal pain
How to use Colimax
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Colimax may be taken with ... View More
How Colimax works
Colimax reduces inflammation which causes pain, swelling and other symptoms of gout.
What if you forget to take Colimax?
If you miss a dose of Colimax, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your r... View More
- Colimax is used for the treatment and prevention of gout.
- It interacts with many different medicines. Inform your doctor about all the medications that you are taking.
- Inform your doctor if you have serious nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or if you have tingling in your fingers or toe.
- It can lower your body's ability to make new blood cells. Inform your doctor know if you have frequent bleeding, bruising, fevers, or if you are always ... View More
- Do not take Colimax if you have severe liver disease, kidney disease, or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Acute gout, Familial Mediterranean Fever, Behcet's disease, Gouty arthritis
Should be taken with food.
Gout Treatment of acute gout flares (Colcrys): 1.2 mg PO at first sign of flare, then 0.6 mg 1 hr later; not to exceed 1.8 mg in 1-hr period Prophylax... View More
Gout <16 years Not recommended >16 years Treatment of acute gout flares: 1.2 mg PO at first sign of flare, then 0.6 mg 1 hr later; not to exceed 1.8... View More
Renal impairment (gout) Mild (CrCl 50-80 mL/min) and moderate (CrCl 30-50 mL/min): Dosage adjustment not necessary; monitor patients for adverse effect... View More
Hypersensitivity; blood dyscrasias, severe renal impairment, pregnancy, debilitated patients; SC/IM admin.
Mode of Action
Colchicine, a phenanthrene derivative, exerts its effect by reducing the inflammatory response to the deposited urate crystals and also by diminishing p... View More
Elderly; GI disease. Cardiac, renal and hepatic impairment; prolonged therapy not recommended; lactation. Lactation: Drug enters breast milk; use wit... View More
>10% Gastrointestinal (GI) effects (eg, diarrhea, nausea, cramping, abdominal pain, vomiting) (26-77%) 1-10% Fatigue (1-4%),Gout (0-4%),Pharyngolar... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Available human data from published literature on colchicine use in pregnancy over several decades have not identified any drug-associated ri... View More
Reversible malabsorption of vitamin B12 may occur because of ileal mucosal function alteration. Response to CNS depressants and sympathomimetics may inc... View More
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