Colchicine is a medication used to prevent and treat attacks of gout. It is an alternative to Non-Steroidal-Anti-Inflammatory-Drugs (NSAIDs).
Colchicine is available as 0.6 mg oral tablets. The number of tablets to takes varies based on a doctor's prescription. Tablets are usually taken either once or twice every day.
Important Tests and Risks
Watch Dr. Andy Thompson, a Canadian rheumatologist, introduce Colchicine in a short video: