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Colchicine

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Introduction

Name

  • Colchicine.

Class of drug

  • Anti-inflammatory.

Description

Chemical name

  • (S-N-(5,6,7,9-tetrahydro-1,2,3,10-tetramethoxy-9-oxobenzo[a]heptalen-7-yl)acetamide.

Molecular formula

  • C22H25NO6.

Physical properties

  • Light yellow powder.
  • Tablets.

Storage requirements

  • Protect from light.

Uses

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Indications

  • Management of fibrotic hepatic and pulmonary diseases.
  • Management of renal amyloidosis Amyloidosis.

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with diagnostic tests

  • May elevate serum alkaline phosphatase and ALT values.
  • May decrease thrombocyte values.
  • May cause false-positive results when testing urine for RBC's and Hb.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Based on BSAVA Small Animal Formulary. Ramsey I (2017) 9th edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.
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