Who should not take Colchicine?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:

Conditions:

  • decreased function of bone marrow
  • low blood counts due to bone marrow failure
  • decreased blood platelets
  • low levels of white blood cells
  • low levels of granulocytes
  • a type of white blood cell
  • a disease with shrinking and weaker muscles called myopathy
  • method of removing waste/poison from blood with dialysis
  • severe liver disease
  • severe renal impairment
  • a condition with muscle tissue breakdown called rhabdomyolysis
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • anemia from pyruvate kinase and G6PD deficiencies

Allergies:

  • Colchicine Analogues

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