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Colchicine, Colbenemid


Colchicine decreases migration of granulocytes into inflammed areas


decreases granulocytes migration


amyloidosis, Behcet's syndrome, biliary cirrhosis, dermatitis herpetiformis, gout, gouty arthritis, hepatic cirrhosis, Mediterranean fever, Paget's disease, pericarditis, pseudogout,

Side Effects

abdominal pain, adynamic ileus, agranulocytosis, alopecia, angioedema, anorexia, anuria, aplastic anemia, diarrhea, hematuria, hypothyroidism, injection site reaction, leukopenia, myopathy, nausea/vomiting, neuritis, pancytopenia, peripheral neuropathy, proteinuria, purpura, skin necrosis, thrombocytopenia, tissue necrosis, urticaria,

Drug-Vitamin-Herb Interactions

Positive interactions:

Vitamin B12
Regular use of Colchicine may impair absorption of Vitamin B12.




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