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Colcrys Drug Description
COLCRYS™
(colchicine, USP) Tablets for Oral Use
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of colchicine ()?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

severe vomiting or diarrhea;
easy bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness;
fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms;
numbness, burning, pain, or tingly feeling;
blood in your urine; or
urinating less than usual or not...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Colcrys »




Colchicine is an alkaloid chemically described as (S)N- (5,6,7,9-tetrahydro-
1,2,3, 10-tetramethoxy-9-oxobenzo [alpha] heptalen-7-yl) acetamide with a molecular
formula of C22H25NO6 and a molecular weight
of 399.4. The structural formula of colchicine is given below.








Colchicine occurs as a pale yellow powder that is soluble in water.
COLCRYS™ (colchicine, USP) tablets are supplied for oral administration
as purple, film-coated, capsule-shaped tablets (0.1575“ × 0.3030”),
debossed with ‘AR 374' on one side and scored on the other, containing 0.6 mg
of the active ingredient colchicine USP. Inactive ingredients: carnauba wax,
FD&C blue #2, FD&C red #40, hypromellose, lactose monohydrate, magnesium
stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polydextrose, polyethylene glycol, pregelatinized
starch, sodium starch glycolate, titanium dioxide, and triacetin.Last reviewed on RxList: 6/1/2010




Colcrys Drug Description
COLCRYS™
(colchicine, USP) Tablets for Oral Use
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of colchicine ()?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

severe vomiting or diarrhea;
easy bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness;
fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms;
numbness, burning, pain, or tingly feeling;
blood in your urine; or
urinating less than usual or not...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Colcrys »




Colchicine is an alkaloid chemically described as (S)N- (5,6,7,9-tetrahydro-
1,2,3, 10-tetramethoxy-9-oxobenzo [alpha] heptalen-7-yl) acetamide with a molecular
formula of C22H25NO6 and a molecular weight
of 399.4. The structural formula of colchicine is given below.








Colchicine occurs as a pale yellow powder that is soluble in water.
COLCRYS™ (colchicine, USP) tablets are supplied for oral administration
as purple, film-coated, capsule-shaped tablets (0.1575“ × 0.3030”),
debossed with ‘AR 374' on one side and scored on the other, containing 0.6 mg
of the active ingredient colchicine USP. Inactive ingredients: carnauba wax,
FD&C blue #2, FD&C red #40, hypromellose, lactose monohydrate, magnesium
stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polydextrose, polyethylene glycol, pregelatinized
starch, sodium starch glycolate, titanium dioxide, and triacetin.Last reviewed on RxList: 6/1/2010




Colcrys Drug Description
COLCRYS™
(colchicine, USP) Tablets for Oral Use
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of colchicine ()?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

severe vomiting or diarrhea;
easy bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness;
fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms;
numbness, burning, pain, or tingly feeling;
blood in your urine; or
urinating less than usual or not...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Colcrys »




Colchicine is an alkaloid chemically described as (S)N- (5,6,7,9-tetrahydro-
1,2,3, 10-tetramethoxy-9-oxobenzo [alpha] heptalen-7-yl) acetamide with a molecular
formula of C22H25NO6 and a molecular weight
of 399.4. The structural formula of colchicine is given below.








Colchicine occurs as a pale yellow powder that is soluble in water.
COLCRYS™ (colchicine, USP) tablets are supplied for oral administration
as purple, film-coated, capsule-shaped tablets (0.1575“ × 0.3030”),
debossed with ‘AR 374' on one side and scored on the other, containing 0.6 mg
of the active ingredient colchicine USP. Inactive ingredients: carnauba wax,
FD&C blue #2, FD&C red #40, hypromellose, lactose monohydrate, magnesium
stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polydextrose, polyethylene glycol, pregelatinized
starch, sodium starch glycolate, titanium dioxide, and triacetin.Last reviewed on RxList: 6/1/2010




Colcrys Drug Description
COLCRYS™
(colchicine, USP) Tablets for Oral Use
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of colchicine ()?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

severe vomiting or diarrhea;
easy bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness;
fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms;
numbness, burning, pain, or tingly feeling;
blood in your urine; or
urinating less than usual or not...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Colcrys »




Colchicine is an alkaloid chemically described as (S)N- (5,6,7,9-tetrahydro-
1,2,3, 10-tetramethoxy-9-oxobenzo [alpha] heptalen-7-yl) acetamide with a molecular
formula of C22H25NO6 and a molecular weight
of 399.4. The structural formula of colchicine is given below.








Colchicine occurs as a pale yellow powder that is soluble in water.
COLCRYS™ (colchicine, USP) tablets are supplied for oral administration
as purple, film-coated, capsule-shaped tablets (0.1575“ × 0.3030”),
debossed with ‘AR 374' on one side and scored on the other, containing 0.6 mg
of the active ingredient colchicine USP. Inactive ingredients: carnauba wax,
FD&C blue #2, FD&C red #40, hypromellose, lactose monohydrate, magnesium
stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polydextrose, polyethylene glycol, pregelatinized
starch, sodium starch glycolate, titanium dioxide, and triacetin.Last reviewed on RxList: 6/1/2010




Colcrys Drug Description
COLCRYS™
(colchicine, USP) Tablets for Oral Use
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of colchicine ()?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

severe vomiting or diarrhea;
easy bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness;
fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms;
numbness, burning, pain, or tingly feeling;
blood in your urine; or
urinating less than usual or not...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Colcrys »




Colchicine is an alkaloid chemically described as (S)N- (5,6,7,9-tetrahydro-
1,2,3, 10-tetramethoxy-9-oxobenzo [alpha] heptalen-7-yl) acetamide with a molecular
formula of C22H25NO6 and a molecular weight
of 399.4. The structural formula of colchicine is given below.








Colchicine occurs as a pale yellow powder that is soluble in water.
COLCRYS™ (colchicine, USP) tablets are supplied for oral administration
as purple, film-coated, capsule-shaped tablets (0.1575“ × 0.3030”),
debossed with ‘AR 374' on one side and scored on the other, containing 0.6 mg
of the active ingredient colchicine USP. Inactive ingredients: carnauba wax,
FD&C blue #2, FD&C red #40, hypromellose, lactose monohydrate, magnesium
stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polydextrose, polyethylene glycol, pregelatinized
starch, sodium starch glycolate, titanium dioxide, and triacetin.Last reviewed on RxList: 6/1/2010





Other reviews about Colcrys on wordpress

Important New Safety Information for Colchicine [Colcrys]: Potentially Fatal Drug/Drug Interactions at PGP and CYP3A4
  by thassodotcom
July 30, 2009 - Today, the American Food and Drug Administration  (FDA) released the following Safety Alert concerning the potential for fatal drug/drug interactions when Colchicine [Colcrys] is […]


FDA MedWatch - Colchicine (marketed as Colcrys)
  by irbtipoftheweek
FDA notified healthcare professionals of the approval of the first single-ingredient oral colchicine product, Colcrys, for the treatment of familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) and acute gout flares and […]


Latest news: FDA Approves Colcrys
  by leandrotorez
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Colcrys to treat acute flairs in patients with gout, a recurrent and painful form of arthritis, and patients with familial […]


Colchicine Dosing
  by GoutPal
Hot on the heals of the new colchicine brand (Colcrys) article, a summarizing piece on zip2play's colchicine dosing recommendations is well past due.


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Why health care costs will never go down with government in charge
  by ML106
I read in The Wall Street Journal this morning that prices for colchicine, a very old and very common drug used in the treatment of gout, has skyrocketed […]


The curious case of colchicine
  by bowrbird
This story demonstrates the concept of "unintended consequences" very clearly.Please note that potentially there is the possibility of scores of future stories like this if this part of […]


Unintended consequence of FDA approval
  by Suchita S
Colchicine is a drug that has been used for almost 2000 years to treat acute episodes of gout.  For some time now, we've known how it works, we've […]


The Curious Case of Colchicine
  by rphjd
An interesting article highlighting  the situation affecting the drug colchicine right now in the United States.  Since Health Canada likes to follow the FDA, I'm wondering how this […]


FDA Drug Info Rounds
  by Marvin Pankaskie
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COLCRYS Gout pain medicine page ... Now Indicated for Both Prevention and Treatment of Gout Flares. Home Healthcare Providers Home Patients Home - COLCRYS® (colchicine, USP) tablets


Colcrys (colchicine) is used to treat gout in adults and Familial Mediterranean Fever in adults and children. Includes Colcrys side effects, interactions and indications. Colcrys Information from Drugs.com


Learn about the prescription medication Colcrys (Colchicine Tablets), drug uses, dosage, side effects, drug interactions, warnings, reviews and patient labeling. Colcrys (Colchicine Tablets) Drug Information: Uses, Side Effects ...


Accurate, FDA approved Colcrys information for healthcare professionals and patients - brought to you by Drugs.com. Colcrys Official FDA information, side effects and uses.


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HIGHLIGHTS OF PRESCRIBING INFORMATION These highlights do not include all the information needed to use colchicine safely and effectively. See full prescribing information for ... COLCRYS (colchicine) Tablets, Mutual Pharmaceutical Company, Inc.


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But the FDA gave URL Pharma 3 years market exclusivity for its Colcrys brand, under the Waxman-Hatch Act, based on 2007 pharmacokinetic studies and RCT with 185 patients with acute ... Colchicine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


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