In gout, crystals of uric acid are deposited in joints.
White blood cells travel to these areas causing pain and swelling.
Colgout is for joint pain and swelling due to attacks of acute gouty arthritis. Colgout is prescribed to treat familial Mediterranean fever.
Colgout is prescribed for treatment and relief of pain in attacks of acute gouty arthritis.
Colgout works by preventing white blood cells from travelling into these areas, causing a reduction in pain and inflammation.
Colgout is contraindicated if you have any of the following conditions:
- Blood disorders like leukemia or lymphoma;
- Heart disease;
- Immune system problems;
- Intestinal disease;
- Kidney disease;
- Liver disease;
- Muscle pain or weakness;
- Take other drugs;
- Stomach problems;
- An unusual or allergic reaction to Colgout, other drugs, lactose, foods, dyes, or preservatives;
- Pregnant or trying to get pregnant;
Do not take Colgout with any of the following drugs:
- Certain drugs for coughs and colds;
- Certain drugs to help you breathe better;
- Grapefruit or grapefruit juice;
- Sodium bicarbonate;
- Some antibiotics;
- Some drugs for an irregular heartbeat or other heart problems;
- Some drugs for cancer, like lapatinib and tamoxifen;
- Some drugs for fungal infection;
- Some drugs for HIV;
Colgout side effects that you should report to your health care professional or doctor as soon as possible:
- Allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue;
- Fever, chills, or sore throat;
- Muscle tenderness, pain, or weakness;
- Numbness or tingling in hands or feet;
- Unusual bleeding or bruising;
- Unusually weak or tired;
- Hair loss;
- Loss of appetite;
- Stomach pain or nausea;
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