Goutnil

Goutnil

colchicine

Manufacturer:

Inga

Distributor:

Ambica

Marketer:

Ambica
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Colchicine
Indications/Uses
Relief of acute gout. Prophylaxis of acute attacks, particularly during the 1st few mth of treatment w/ allopurinol or uricosurics. Conditions including amyloidosis, Behcet's syndrome, familial, Mediterranean fever, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, pericarditis, primary biliary cirrhosis & pyoderma gangocenosum.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Acute attacks of gout Initially 1 mg, then 0.5 mg every 2-3 hr until pain relief is obtained. Max: 10 mg. 2nd course at 3-day interval: Initially 0.5-1.2 mg, then 0.5 or 0.6 mg every 1-2 hr or 1 or 1.2 mg every 2 hr until pain relief is obtained. Max: 6 mg. Short-term prophylaxis of gout 0.5-0.6 mg once daily or tid.
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Special Precautions
Not for SC or IM inj. Patients w/ cardiac, renal, hepatic or GI disease. Do not administer SC/IM. Pregnancy. Elderly & debilitated patients.
Adverse Reactions
Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain; bone marrow depression w/ agranulocytosis, thrombocytopenia, aplastic anemia (prolonged treatment); local reactions eg, thrombophlebitis & neuritis.
ATC Classification
M04AC01 - colchicine ; Belongs to the class of preparations with no effect on uric acid metabolism. Used in the treatment of gout.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Goutnil tab 500 mcg
Packing/Price
20's
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