Rhea Colchicine

Rhea Colchicine

colchicine

Manufacturer:

Philusa

Distributor:

Philusa
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Colchicine
Indications/Uses
Symptomatic treatment of acute attacks of gouty arthritis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Initially 1 mg followed by 500 mcg every 2-3 hr (max 10 mg) until relief of pain is obtained or vomiting or diarrhea occurs. The course should not be repeated w/in 3 days. Prevention of attacks during initial treatment w/ allopurinol or uricosuric drugs 500 mcg bid-tid.
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Contraindications
Cardiac, GI & renal diseases. Pregnancy & lactation. Elderly & debilitated patients.
Special Precautions
Discontinue use if GI disturbances occur.
Adverse Reactions
Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain. Diarrhea, GI hemorrhage, rashes & renal damage in large doses.
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
Rhea Colchicine tab 500 mcg
Packing/Price
100's (P355.25/pack)
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